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lay er

  • n  single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
  • n  a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
  • n  an abstract place usually conceived as having depth
    a simile has at least two layers of meaning
  • n  a hen that lays eggs
  • n  thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
  • v  make or form a layer
    layer the different colored sands

  • Scientists are finding a new man-made threat to the ozone layer: nitrous oxide (N2O), otherwise known as laughing gas.
  • Top with a layer of fresh banana slices and sprinkle a thin layer of sugar on top.
  • See Also Tech PTI Archive: By WILSON ROTHMAN Almost all DVD movies ship on 9 GB dual-layer discs, single discs with twice the storage to hold the film, its 5.
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  • Steve Jobs in FOXNews
    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...
  • David Benioff in USA Today
    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....
  • Joe Biden in
    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."

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