Meaning of LAYER in English

LAYER

n.

Function: transitive verb

Date: 1832

1 : to propagate (a plant) by means of layers

2 a : to place as a layer b : to place a layer on top of <pancakes layer ed with butter and syrup> c : to form or arrange in layers

intransitive verb

1 a : to separate into layers b : to form out of superimposed layers

2 of a plant : to form roots where a stem comes in contact with the ground

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.