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layer

 
Noun layer has 5 senses
  1. layer, bed - single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
    --1 is a kind of sheet, flat solid
    --1 is a part of laminate
    --1 has particulars:
     backing, mount; blanket; course, row; interlayer; lift; ply; tier; wall
    Derived form: verb layer1
  2. layer - a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
    --2 is a kind of
    region, part
    --2 has particulars:
     stratum; asthenosphere; chromosphere; crust, Earth's crust; exosphere; hydrosphere; lithosphere, geosphere; lower mantle; mantle; mesosphere; ozone layer, ozonosphere; stratosphere; surface, Earth's surface; thermosphere; tropopause; troposphere; upper mantle; snow
    Derived form: verb layer1
  3. level, layer, stratum - 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"
    --3 is a kind of place
    Derived form: verb layer1
  4. layer - a hen that lays eggs
    --4 is a kind of
    hen, biddy
    Derived form: verb lay4
  5. layer - thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
    --5 is a kind of
    structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure
    --5 has particulars:
     blastoderm, germinal disc, blastodisc, germinal area; hypodermis
    Derived form: verb layer1
Verb layer has 1 sense
  1. layer - make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands"
    --1 is one way to
    form
    Derived forms: noun layer5, noun layer3, noun layer2, noun layer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    => Somebody ----s something
    => Something ----s something
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