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Synonyms for layer
ˈleɪ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. layer, bed(noun)

    single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

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

    Synonyms:
    bed, seam, level, bottom, stratum

  2. layer(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    bed, level, stratum

  3. level, layer, stratum(noun)

    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. layer(noun)

    a hen that lays eggs

    Synonyms:
    bed, level, stratum

  5. layer(verb)

    thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells

    Synonyms:
    bed, level, stratum

  6. layer(verb)

    make or form a layer

    "layer the different colored sands"

Wiktionary

  1. layer(verb)

    A (usually) horizontal deposit; a stratum.

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

    Synonyms:
    stratum

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. layer(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stratum, bed, LAY

  2. layer(n.)

    Synonyms:
    course (as of bricks)

  3. layer(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. layer(n)

    Synonyms:
    stratum, course, tier

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "layer":

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

How to pronounce layer?

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How to say layer in sign language?

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How to use layer in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Palma:

    I was shocked. I had just arrived home when I looked through the window and saw the column of smoke rising up. We called our families, posted photos, we woke up today with a blanket of fog and it hasn't cleared. We have a layer of smoke above us.

  2. Dr Homer:

    The fundamental principle is that under every brown eye is a blue eye, the only difference between a brown eye and a blue eye is this very thin layer of pigment on the surface. Bright like the sky.

  3. Joe Sliwkowski:

    You want (that) to be the top layer, it's the scent you want on top.

  4. David Hammond:

    We are trying to make a link between the high sugar content and the calories and the actual downstream outcomes [of sugary drinks]. You can say that something has 18 or 24 grams of sugar, but most people have no clue what a gram is, [Health warning labels] provide an extra layer of information that people can understand.

  5. Unknown:

    Life is like an onion. You peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep.

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