Everything was covered with a fine layer of dust.
| deep, generous, heavy, thick
Mulch with a generous layer of peat or compost.
| bottom, inner, lower, middle, outer, surface, top, upper
the upper layers of the earth's atmosphere
| double | protective
a protective layer of black plastic
holes in the ozone layer
VERB + LAYER
Use enough gravel to form a layer about 50mm thick.
| be covered by/with
The body had been covered with a thin layer of soil.
LAYER + NOUN
beneath/under a/the ~
Beneath the surface layer of the skin are several further layers.
| in ~s
The building is constructed in layers.
| ~ of
an extra layer of clothing a layer of bureaucracy multiple layers of meaning
layer after/on/upon layer
The remains lay buried under layer upon layer of black earth.
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