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layer


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Layer  \Lay"er\,  n.  [See  {Lay}  to  cause  to  lie  flat.] 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  lays. 
 
  2.  [Prob.  a  corruption  of  lair.]  That  which  is  laid;  a 
  stratum;  a  bed;  one  thickness,  course,  or  fold  laid  over 
  another;  as  a  layer  of  clay  or  of  sand  in  the  earth;  a 
  layer  of  bricks,  or  of  plaster;  the  layers  of  an  onion. 
 
  3.  A  shoot  or  twig  of  a  plant,  not  detached  from  the  stock, 
  laid  under  ground  for  growth  or  propagation. 
 
  4.  An  artificial  oyster  bed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  layer 
  n  1:  a  single  thickness  of  usually  some  homogeneous  substance 
  2:  a  relatively  thin  sheetlike  expanse  or  region  lying  over  or 
  under  another 
  3:  thin  structure  composed  of  a  single  thickness  of  cells 
  v  :  make  or  form  a  layer;  "layer  the  different  colored  sands" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  layer 
 
  {protocol  layer} 
 
 




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