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Definition of Layer

Layer

  1. One who, or that which, lays.
  2. 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.

Layer Quotations

Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.
Edward Abbey

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

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.
Alexis de Tocqueville

It's absolutely stupid that we live without an ozone layer. We have men, we've got rockets, we've got saran wrap - fix it!
Lewis Black

It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
Patty Duke
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Layer Translations

layer in Afrikaans is laag
layer in Dutch is aardlaag
layer in Finnish is kerros
layer in French is couche
layer in German is Ebene, Schicht, Ebene, Schicht
layer in Italian is strato
layer in Norwegian is lag
layer in Portuguese is camada
layer in Spanish is tanda
layer in Swedish is skickt, varv, lager

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