Definition of LAYER

noun : LAYER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells ;

verb : LAYER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands" ;


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