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Synonyms for layer
ˈleɪ ərlay·er

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. layerverb

    to arrange (something) in layers.

    Layer the ribbons on top of one another to make an attractive pattern.

    Synonyms:
    stratum

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. layer, bednoun

    single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

    "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

    Synonyms:
    bed, seam, level, bottom, stratum

  2. layernoun

    a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

    Synonyms:
    bed, level, stratum

  3. level, layer, stratumnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    horizontal surface, grade, storey, degree, tier, story, class, point, spirit level, social class, socio-economic class, bed, floor, stage, level, stratum

  4. layernoun

    a hen that lays eggs

    Synonyms:
    bed, level, stratum

  5. layerverb

    thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells

    Synonyms:
    bed, level, stratum

  6. layerverb

    make or form a layer

    "layer the different colored sands"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. layernoun

    Synonyms:
    stratum, bed, LAY

  2. layernoun

    Synonyms:
    course (as of bricks)

  3. layernoun

    Synonyms:
    shoot or twig (laid in the ground for propagation)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 2 votes

  1. layernoun

    Synonyms:
    stratum, course, tier

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "layer":

    capa, diaper, ozone, coat, tier, sleeps, stratum, layers, coating, level, sleep, sleeping, strata

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How to use layer in a sentence?

  1. Bowen Pan:

    Hurricanes need relatively moist conditions and an unstable atmosphere, the Saharan Air Layer is a warm and dry layer that located about 15,000 feet high so basically that will introduce very dry and warm conditions in the north Atlantic, so that will create very stable and unfavorable conditions to hurricanes.

  2. David Long:

    They show miniature flares across the surface of the Sun, which look like campfires that are millions of times smaller than the solar flares that we see from Earth, dotted across the surface, these small flares might play an important role in a mysterious phenomenon called coronal heating, whereby the Sun's outer layer, or corona, is more than 200 - 500 times hotter than the layers below.

  3. Salvador Jorgensen:

    Either they are eating something different or this is related in some way to their mating, what we’ve learned through the progression of our research is that this mid-water layer is extremely important for white sharks.

  4. Jackie Bryant:

    I've been much more choosy, talking to a number of people, trying to be open-minded, but not agreeing to see anybody unless it seemed really promising, there's this very real layer of death and sickness tied to human intimacy now.

  5. Neal Ziring:

    It’s very difficult for an attacker to burrow into that layer in order to gain persistence.


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