Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun layer

5 senses of layer

Sense 1
layer, bed -- (single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach")
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 2
layer -- (a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another)
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 3
level, layer, stratum -- (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")
       => place -- (an abstract mental location; "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups")

Sense 4
layer -- (a hen that lays eggs)
       => hen, biddy -- (adult female chicken)

Sense 5
layer -- (thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells)
       => structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb layer

1 sense of layer

Sense 1
layer -- (make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands")
       => shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge -- (make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword")

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