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Another word for layer

      1. A flat, usually rectangular piece forming a raised, recessed, or framed part of the surface in which it is set.
      2. The space or section in a fence or railing between two posts.
      3. A vertical section of fabric; a gore.
      1. A projecting or hanging piece usually attached to something on one side and often intended to protect or cover:
      2. Either of the folded ends of a book jacket that fit inside the front and back covers.
      3. A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.
      1. A broad, flat, thick piece, as of stone or cheese.
      2. An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
      3. The pitcher's rubber.
      1. A thin skin or membrane.
      2. A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye.
      3. A thin covering or coating:
      1. The act of splitting or separating a laminate into layers.
      2. The splitting of the blastoderm into two layers of cells to form a gastrula.
      1. A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
      2. The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
      3. The bladelike part of a kelp.
      1. One of the thin scales, plates, layers, or membranes in an organism, as one of the gills of a mushroom or one of the thin sheets that make up certain bones.
      1. The act or process of laminating.
      2. The state of being laminated.
      3. Something laminated.
      1. A belt or sash worn around the waist.
      2. Something that encircles like a belt.
      3. An elasticized, flexible undergarment worn over the waist and hips to give the body a more slender appearance.
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. An area or a region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
      2. A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity:
      3. An area of a given radius within which a uniform rate is charged, as for transportation or shipping.
      1. One of a series of rows placed one above another:
      2. A rank or class.
      3. To arrange (something) into or rise in tiers:
      1. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
      2. An anecdote:
      3. A lie:
      1. The surface of a room on which one stands.
      2. The lower or supporting surface of a structure.
      3. A story or level of a building.
      1. An underlying layer.
      2. A layer of earth beneath the surface soil; subsoil.
      3. A foundation or groundwork.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. The top layer or course of a masonry wall, usually having a slanting upper surface to shed water; a cope.
      1. A line of junction formed by sewing together two pieces of material along their margins.
      2. A similar line, ridge, or groove made by fitting, joining, or lapping together two sections along their edges.
      3. A suture.
      1. To join together, as by molding or twisting.
      2. To double over (cloth, for example).
      3. A layer, as of doubled-over cloth or of paperboard.
      1. To lie or extend over and cover part of.
      2. To have an area or range in common with.
      3. To lie over and partly cover something.
      1. The front area from the waist to the knees of a seated person.
      2. The portion of a garment that covers the lap.
      3. A hanging or flaplike part, especially of a garment.
      1. To lay or spread over or on.
      2. To cover the surface of with a decorative layer or design:
      3. To embellish superficially:
      1. A layer of a substance spread over a surface for protection or decoration; a covering layer.
      2. Cloth for making coats.
      1. A sleeved outer garment extending from the shoulders to the waist or below.
      2. A natural outer covering, such as the fur of an animal or the enveloping layer of an organ.
      3. A layer of material covering something else; a coating:
      1. A broad rectangular piece of fabric serving as a basic article of bedding.
      2. A broad, thin, usually rectangular mass or piece of material, such as paper, metal, glass, or plywood.
      3. A flat or very shallow, usually rectangular pan used for baking.
      1. Something that covers, so as to protect or conceal.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part:
      2. To make compact by doubling or bending over parts:
      3. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
      1. The quality or condition of being thick.
      2. The dimension between two surfaces of an object, usually the dimension of smallest measure.
      3. A layer, sheet, stratum, or ply:
      1. A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs.
      2. A bedstead.
      3. A mattress.
      1. A horizontal layer of material, especially one of several parallel layers arranged one on top of another.
      2. A bed or layer of sedimentary rock that is visually distinguishable from adjacent beds or layers.
      3. Any of the regions of the atmosphere, such as the troposphere, that occur as layers.