Translation of "layer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈleɪ.ər/ US  //

a level of material, such as a type of rock or gas, which is different from the material above or below it, or a thin sheet of a substance

the ozone layer 臭氧层
A thick layer of clay lies over the sandstone. 沙岩上面有一层厚厚的黏土。
There was a thin layer of oil on the surface of the water. 水面上有一层薄薄的油膜。
We stripped several layers of paint off the door. 我们从门上剥落了好几层漆。

(Translation of “layer noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)