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  Words related to layer

Related / Similar Words: bed, level, stratum

 

Definition:
  • thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells;
  • a hen that lays eggs;
  • single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach";
  • 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";
  • a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another;
  • make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands";

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    Hyponyms: blastoderm, germinal disc, blastodisc, germinal area, hypodermis, backing, mount, blanket, course, row, interlayer, lift, ply, tier, wall, stratum, asthenosphere, chromosphere, crust, Earth's crust, exosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, geosphere, lower mantle, mantle, mesosphere, ozone layer, ozonosphere, stratosphere, surface, Earth's surface, thermosphere, tropopause, troposphere, upper mantle, snow

     

    Part Meronyms: laminate

     

    Derivational Morphology: lay, level, stratum, bed

     

    Anagrams: relay, Leary, early

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: Слои   Catalan: capa  
    Dutch: laag   Finnish: kerros  
    French: couche   German: Lage  
    Portuguese: camada   Spanish: capa  
    Telugu: పొర   Turkish: tabaka  
     
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