Associations to the word «Layer»

Wiktionary

LAYER, noun. A single thickness of some material covering a surface.
LAYER, noun. An item of clothing worn under or over another.
LAYER, noun. A (usually) horizontal deposit; a stratum.
LAYER, noun. One of the items in a hierarchy.
LAYER, noun. A person who lays things, such as tiles.
LAYER, noun. A mature female bird, insect, etc. that is able to lay eggs.
LAYER, noun. A hen kept to lay eggs.
LAYER, noun. A shoot of a plant, laid underground for growth.
LAYER, verb. (ambitransitive) to cut or divide (something) into layers
LAYER, verb. (ambitransitive) to arrange (something) in layers.

Dictionary definition

LAYER, noun. Single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach".
LAYER, noun. A relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another.
LAYER, noun. An abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously".
LAYER, noun. A hen that lays eggs.
LAYER, noun. Thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells.
LAYER, verb. Make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands".

Wise words

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