Meaning of LAYER in English

LAYER

n. & v.

n. 1 a thickness of matter, esp. one of several, covering a surface. 2 a person or thing that lays. 3 a hen that lays eggs. 4 a shoot fastened down to take root while attached to the parent plant.

v.tr. 1 a arrange in layers. b cut (hair) in layers. 2 propagate (a plant) as a layer. layer-out a person who prepares a corpse for burial. layered adj.

[ ME f. LAY(1) + -ER(1) ]

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