HyperDic: layer

English > 6 senses of the word layer:
NOUNartifactlayer, bedsingle thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
locationlayera relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
cognitionlayer, level, stratuman abstract place usually conceived as having depth
animallayera hen that lays eggs
animallayerthin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
VERBcontactlayermake or form a layer
layer > pronunciation
Soundsley'er
Rhymesassayer ... taxpayer: 22 rhymes with eyer...
English > layer: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSingle thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.
Synonymbed
Part oflaminateA sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
Narrowerbacking, mountSomething forming a back that is added for strengthening
blanketA layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
course, row(construction) a layer of masonry
cushionThe layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle
interlayerA layer placed between other layers
liftOne of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot
overlayA layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface
ply(usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood
tierOne of two or more layers one atop another
wallA layer of material that encloses space
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishcapa
Catalancapa
Verbslayermake or form a layer
English > layer: 6 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another.
NarrowerasthenosphereThe lower layer of the crust
cell wallA rigid layer of polysaccharides enclosing the membrane of plant and prokaryotic cells
chromosphereA gaseous layer of the sun's atmosphere (extending from the photosphere to the corona) that is visible during a total eclipse of the sun
crust, Earth's crustThe outer layer of the Earth
exosphereThe outermost atmospheric layer
hydrosphereThe watery layer of the earth's surface
lithosphere, geosphereThe solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle
lower mantleThe deeper part of the mantle
mantleThe layer of the earth between the crust and the core
mesosphereThe atmospheric layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere
ozone layer, ozonosphereA layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun
snowA layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground
stratosphereThe atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere
stratumOne of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
surface, Earth's surfaceThe outermost level of the land or sea
thermosphereThe atmospheric layer between the mesosphere and the exosphere
tropopauseThe region of discontinuity between the troposphere and the stratosphere
troposphereThe lowest atmospheric layer
upper mantleThe upper part of the mantle
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishcapa, estrato
Catalancapa, estrat
Verbslayermake or form a layer
English > layer: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn abstract place usually conceived as having depth.
Example "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"
Synonymslevel, stratum
BroaderplaceAn abstract mental location
Spanishestrato
Verbslayermake or form a layer
English > layer: 6 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningA hen that lays eggs.
Broaderhen, biddyadult female chicken
Spanishgallina ponedora, onedora, ponedora
Verbslaylay eggs
English > layer: 6 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningThin structure composed of a single thickness of cells.
Narrowerblastoderm, germinal disc, blastodisc, germinal areaA layer of cells on the inside of the blastula
hypodermislayer of cells that secretes the chitinous cuticle in e.g. arthropods
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishcapa, estrato
Catalancapa, estrat
Verbslayermake or form a layer
English > layer: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake or form a layer.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"layer the different colored sands"
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Nounslayerthin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
layersingle thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
layeran abstract place usually conceived as having depth
layera relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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