layer

Part of speech: noun

A single horizontal thickness, as of strata.

Part of speech: noun

A shoot laid in the ground to take root and form a new plant.

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Usage examples "layer":

  1. Season with salt and pepper and cover with another layer of potatoes. - "The Myrtle Reed Cook Book", Myrtle Reed.
  2. Have the top layer of crumbs and butter. - "The Myrtle Reed Cook Book", Myrtle Reed.
  3. But when one has been at the Front for a bit, you can't think how thin the veil seems to get; just one layer of it. - "Echoes of the War", J. M. Barrie.