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Noun
A sheet of material covering a surface or body
“Because the boat had previously been used to haul coal, its inner hull was blackened with a thick layer of soot.”
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A thing that envelops or obscures something
“We could barely see through the thick layer of fog that had enveloped the town.”
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Each in a series of rows or levels of a structure placed one above the other
“That is, the layer above us is the sixth, the one above that is the fifth and so on until the Moon.”
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A thin sheet of tissue or layer of cells acting as a boundary, lining, or partition in an organism
“Over the sclera lies the conjunctiva, a clear mucous layer that protects the eye from becoming dry.”
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A deceptive outward appearance
“No-one can deny the brute that lives just below a thin layer of respectability.”
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A fold or pleat
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A hardened layer, coating, or deposit on the surface of something soft
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A layer of dirt or froth on the surface of a liquid
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A layer or mass of accumulated matter
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The outer, protective layer of the skin of vertebrates, covering the dermis
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A small, flat, very thin piece of something, typically one which has broken away or been peeled off from a larger piece
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A long, thin line or mark of a different substance or colour from its surroundings
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A narrow horizontal surface projecting from a wall, cliff, or other surface
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A flat base or foundation on which something rests or is supported
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Upper mantle material
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Something that encloses another thing, especially to protect it
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An ornamental cloth covering hung or held up over something, especially a throne or bed
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A distinct part or branch of a nation's economy or society or of a sphere of activity such as education
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Conducting plate
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A long, narrow piece of something, typically meat
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A quantity of soft material that fills or is used to fill something
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An individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but which can also form an individual component of a larger or more complex whole
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A region or area, typically different in nature or composition from its surroundings
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A height or distance from the ground or given base
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Something which lies (centrally) in the interior of something else
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To apply a surface or layer to something
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To put or apply as a layer or coating
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To apply a (thin) layer on the surface of an object
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Cover with veneer
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To breed specimens of (a plant or animal) by natural processes from the parent stock
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To place (things) one on top of the other
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