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layer

noun [C]
 
 
/leɪər/
B2 an amount of a substance covering a surface, or one of several amounts of substance, each on top of the other: the outer/top layer Place alternate layers of pasta and meat sauce in a shallow dish. The shelf was covered in a thick layer of dust.Coverings and layers
layer verb [T] [often passive] The potatoes are layered with onion. →  See also the ozone layer
Translations of “layer”
in Korean 층…
in Arabic طَبَقة…
in Portuguese camada…
in Catalan capa…
in Japanese 層…
in Italian strato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 層, 塗層…
in Russian слой…
in Turkish tabaka, katman, kat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 层, 涂层…
in Polish warstwa…
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