layer layer  /ˈleɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
  2. (n) a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
  3. (n) an abstract place usually conceived as having depth
  4. (n) a hen that lays eggs
  5. (n) thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
  6. (v) make or form a layer

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Top with a layer of fresh banana slices and sprinkle a thin layer of sugar on top.
  2. Barringer's conclusion: Russian radar penetrated the moon's top layer, reflected back from the bedrock below and reported an incorrect altitude.
  3. Next, drop a layer of whipped cream in the glasses, using up half the cream.

News

  1. China Multi layer Ceramic Capacitor (MLCC) Industry Research Report 2013 - Market Share,Size,Study,Trends and Analysis ...

    MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “China Multi layer Ceramic Capacitor (MLCC) Industry Report, 2013” to its database. Buy the copy of this report visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-multi-layer-ceramic-capacitor-mlcc-industry-report-2013 (PRWeb June 27, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/MLCC/prweb10867891 ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Isco adds layer of intrigue to an already difficult challenge for Carlo Ancelotti

    The suggestion has been that he will use a 4-3-2-1, which seems to be drawn from his Chelsea experience. However, in London, he was oft described as a 4-3-3 man, and the truth is probably a cross between both, with Ancelotti asking the wide players, Florent Malouda and Nicolas Anelka , to play slightly narrow, tucked in behind Didier Drogba .
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors: Supercapacitors 2013-2023

    NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors: Supercapacitors 2013-2023 ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We know from painful experience that letting a third party layer of software come between the platform and the developer ultimately results in sub-standard apps and hinders the enhancement and progress of the platform," Jobs argues. "We...
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: FOXNews

  2. As a novelist himself, having written 25th Hour and adapted the screenplay for director Spike Lee, Benioff said he "felt an extra layer of pressure - I didn't want to let Khaled down. I liked him a lot and respected him a lot and he was a real ally....
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: David Benioff Source: USA Today

  3. Biden said he hopes the start of the talks will help allay "that layer of mistrust that has built over the last several years." "The United States will always stand with those who take risks for peace."
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: CBC.ca

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