Layer definitions

lā'ər
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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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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To form layers.
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A person or thing that lays.
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To take root as a result of layering.
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To grow (a plant) by means of a layer.
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A single thickness, coat, fold, or stratum.
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To arrange in or as if in layers.
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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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To trim and style (hair) to hang in layers.
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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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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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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 person who lays things, such as tiles.
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A (usually) horizontal deposit; a stratum.

I find seven-layer cake a bit too rich.

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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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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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One that lays.

A tile layer.

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A hen kept for laying eggs.
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A single thickness of a material covering a surface or forming an overlying part or segment.

A layer of dust on the windowsill; a cake with four layers.

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A usually horizontal deposit or expanse; a stratum.

Layers of sedimentary rock; a layer of warm air.

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A depth or level.

A poem with several layers of meaning.

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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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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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Origin of layer

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