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English definition of “layer”

layer

noun [C]    /ˈleɪ·ər/
a thin sheet of a substance on top of a surface, or a level of material that is different from the material on either side: We put on two layers of paint. The road was built up with layers of crushed stone and asphalt. layered  /ˈleɪ·ərd/ adjective Her hair is long and fluffily layered.
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