Need another word that means the same as “layer”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “layer” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Layer” are: level, stratum, bed, coating, sheet, coat, surface, film, covering, blanket, skin, veneer, thickness
Layer as a Noun
Definitions of "Layer" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “layer” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A person or thing that lays something.
- A shoot fastened down to take root while attached to the parent plant.
- Single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.
- A sheet, quantity, or thickness of material, typically one of several, covering a surface or body.
- An abstract place usually conceived as having depth.
- A hen that lays eggs.
- A relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another.
- A level of seniority in the hierarchy of an organization.
- Thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells.
Synonyms of "Layer" as a noun (13 Words)
|bed||A place on the seabed where shellfish especially oysters or mussels breed or are bred.|
The room had only a bed and chair.
|blanket||Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.|
I slept on the ground covered by my blanket.
|coat||The skin or husk of a fruit or seed.|
A winter coat.
|coating||A decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance.|
The surface was ready for a coating of paint.
|covering||The act of protecting something by covering it.|
A vinyl floor covering.
|film||A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.|
A critical overview of feminist writing on film.
|level||An abstract place usually conceived as having depth.|
What level is the office on.
|sheet||A quantity of text or other information contained on a sheet of paper.|
The rain was still falling in sheets.
|skin||A strip of sealskin or other material attached to the underside of a ski to prevent a skier slipping backwards during climbing.|
Victoria was skimming the skin off the saucepan of milk.
|stratum||One of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock.|
A stratum of flint.
|surface||The extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object.|
Fish floating on the surface of the water.
|thickness||The dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width.|
The gateway is several feet in thickness.
|veneer||A crown in which the restoration is placed over the prepared surface of a natural crown.|
The ceiling was of maple veneer.
Usage Examples of "Layer" as a noun
- They can be increased from cuttings and layers.
- The majority of fish are egg-layers.
- A managerial layer.
- Arrange a layer of aubergines in a dish.
- A simile has at least two layers of meaning.
Associations of "Layer" (30 Words)
|aquifer||A body of permeable rock which can contain or transmit groundwater.|
|bedrock||Principles from which other truths can be derived.|
Honesty is the bedrock of a good relationship.
|boundary||A line which marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.|
The river marks the boundary between the two regions.
|caste||The system of dividing society into castes.|
A man of high caste.
|compost||Convert to compost.|
Cover with a layer of fine compost.
|convection||The movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise, and colder, denser material to sink under the influence of gravity, which consequently results in transfer of heat.|
The final transfer of energy to the surface is by convection.
|cumulative||Increasing by successive addition.|
The benefits are cumulative.
|cuticle||A protective and waxy or hard layer covering the epidermis of a plant, invertebrate, or shell.|
You ve been gnawing at your cuticles.
|dermis||The thick layer of living tissue below the epidermis which forms the true skin containing blood capillaries nerve endings sweat glands hair follicles and other structures.|
|epidermis||The surface epithelium of the skin, overlying the dermis.|
|hierarchic||Classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers.|
In her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first.
|humus||A thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East.|
|integument||An outer protective covering such as the skin of an animal or a cuticle or seed coat or rind or shell.|
This chemical compound is found in the integument of the seed.
|level||Become level or even.|
A high level of unemployment.
|mantle||The part of another planetary body corresponding to the earth s mantle.|
The ivy mantles the building.
|manure||Apply manure to land.|
The ground should be well dug and manured.
|outer||An outer garment or part of one.|
The outer suburbs.
|ozone||A colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere (where it acts as a screen for ult.|
|peeling||Loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales.|
|soil||Make soiled filthy or dirty.|
American troops were stationed on Japanese soil.
|stairs||A flight of stairs or a flight of steps.|
|stratify||Of seeds be germinated by stratifying.|
The residues have begun to stratify.
|stratigraphy||The branch of geology concerned with the order and relative position of strata and their relationship to the geological timescale.|
You can find materials at the surface which are samples from the deeper stratigraphy.
|stratum||A group into which members of a population are divided in stratified sampling.|
A stratum of flint.
|substrate||A material which provides the surface on which something is deposited or inscribed, for example the silicon wafer used to manufacture integrated circuits.|
The Celtic languages of Britain are a substrate for English.
|substratum||A surface on which an organism grows or is attached.|
A geological substratum.
|tier||Each in a series of rows or levels of a structure placed one above the other.|
Tier upon tier of huge casks.
|topography||A detailed description or representation on a map of the physical features of an area.|
The topography of the island.
|topsoil||The layer of soil on the surface.|
Keep all the topsoil you remove you re bound to find a use for it later.
Limestone underlies much of the site.