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1. layer

noun. ['ˈleɪɝ'] single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.

Synonyms

  • blanket
  • tier
  • ply
  • wall
  • artefact
  • laminate
  • mount
  • cushion
  • row
  • overlay
  • artifact
  • backing
  • course
  • lift
  • interlayer

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • leyer (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Layer

  • mcbrayer
  • soothsayer
  • doomsayer
  • conveyor
  • conveyer
  • surveyor
  • strayer
  • sprayer
  • sauter
  • purveyor
  • naysayer
  • trayer
  • steyer
  • stayer
  • speyer
  • schleyer
  • preyer
  • prayer
  • grayer
  • freyer
  • freier
  • frayer
  • dreyer
  • drayer
  • breyer
  • brayer
  • assayer
  • zaher
  • weyer
  • weier

Example sentences of the word layer


1. Noun, singular or mass
By this point, the fat should have hardened into a solid layer on top of the soup.

2. Verb, base form
Likewise, choose tops that are comfortable and easy to layer.

Quotes containing the word layer


1. Layer by layer art strips life bare.
- Robert Musil

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

3. The way I see it is that love can put an end to this bureaucracy people go through in their relationships. But it can't blind you to the fact that maybe there are bombs, there are problems and the ozone layer is depleting.
- Adrienne Shelly

2. D-layer

noun. the lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves.

Synonyms

  • ionosphere

3. layer

verb. ['ˈleɪɝ'] make or form a layer.

Synonyms

  • forge
  • shape
  • work
  • mould
  • form

Antonyms

  • get up
  • turn out
  • noncomprehensive
  • nonworker

Etymology

  • leyer (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. layer

noun. ['ˈleɪɝ'] a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another.

Synonyms

  • Earth's crust
  • lithosphere
  • cell wall
  • mantle
  • thermosphere
  • mesosphere
  • ozone layer
  • region
  • part
  • troposphere
  • lower mantle
  • asthenosphere
  • tropopause
  • crust
  • ozonosphere
  • Earth's surface
  • snow
  • surface
  • chromosphere
  • geosphere
  • hydrosphere
  • stratum
  • stratosphere
  • exosphere

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear
  • overhead
  • subsurface

Etymology

  • leyer (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. layer

noun. ['ˈleɪɝ'] thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • germinal disc
  • germinal area
  • body structure
  • hypodermis
  • bodily structure
  • blastodisc
  • blastoderm

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • leyer (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. layer

noun. ['ˈleɪɝ'] a hen that lays eggs.

Synonyms

  • biddy

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • leyer (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. layer

noun. ['ˈleɪɝ'] an abstract place usually conceived as having depth.

Synonyms

  • stratum
  • place

Antonyms

  • wholly
  • courtesy
  • undeceive

Etymology

  • leyer (Middle English (1100-1500))
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