Layer meaning

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To form layers.
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(botany) A stem that is covered with soil for rooting while still part of the living plant.
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An item of clothing worn over or under another.
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To divide or form into layers.

Layered gravel and charcoal to make a filter.

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To cut (hair) into different, usually overlapping lengths.
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A person or thing that lays.
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A single thickness, coat, fold, or stratum.
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A shoot or twig (of a living plant) bent down and partly covered with earth so that it may take root.
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Layer is defined as to create levels.

An example of layer is to put on foundation, then loose powder, and then blush and bronzer.

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The definition of a layer is a single thickness or coat, or a hen that lays eggs.

An example of a layer is the frosting on a cake.

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(botany) To propagate (a plant) by means of a layer.
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To wear (clothing) in layers.
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To form or come apart as layers.
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(botany) To take root as a result of layering.
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To arrange in or as if in layers.
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To trim and style (hair) to hang in layers.
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(1) One of several "drawing boards" or "canvasses" for creating elements in a picture. See layers and flatten layers.
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Referring to the protocol or protocols operating at a particular level within a network architecture. Such an architecture commonly is detailed in a protocol stack, such as the OSI Reference Model, or protocol suite, such as the TCP/IP protocol suite.The OSI Reference Model is a full seven-layer stack, of which the top layer, the Application Layer, addresses applications and end user processes.The bottom layer, the Physical Layer, deals with physical and mechanical aspects of the interface between a device and a transmission medium. Although each layer addresses different functions and responsibilities, the layers work together, as a whole, to enable an application or end user process. See also application, Application Layer, OSI Reference Model, Physical Layer, protocol, and TCP/IP.
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Referring to the Physical Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also OSI Reference Model and Physical Layer.
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Referring to the Data Link Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also Data Link Layer and OSI Reference Model.
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Referring to the Network Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also Network Layer and OSIReference Model.
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Referring to the Transport Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also OSI Reference Model and Transport Layer.
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Referring to the Session Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also OSI Reference Model and Session Layer.
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Referring to the Presentation Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also OSI Reference Model and Presentation Layer.
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Referring to the Application Layer of the OSI Reference Model. See also Application Layer and OSI Reference Model.
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A single thickness of some material covering a surface.

Wrap the loaf in two layers of aluminum foil before putting it in the oven.

After the first coat of paint dried, he applied another layer.

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A (usually) horizontal deposit; a stratum.

I find seven-layer cake a bit too rich.

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A person who lays things, such as tiles.
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A mature female bird, insect, etc. that is able to lay eggs.

When dealing with an infestation of headlice, the first step is to eliminate the layers.

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A hen kept to lay eggs.
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A shoot of a plant, laid underground for growth.
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(intransitive) To cut or divide (something) into layers.
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(intransitive) To arrange (something) in layers.

Layer the ribbons on top of one another to make an attractive pattern.

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To grow (a plant) by means of a layer.
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Origin of layer

  • From Middle English leyer, leyare (“a layer of stones or bricks"), equivalent to lay +"Ž -er.

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