Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
layer /'leiə/
  • danh từ
    • người đặt, người gài (bẫy)
    • lớp
      • a layer of clay: lớp đất sét
    • (địa lý,ddịa chất) tầng đất, địa tầng
    • cành chiết
    • mái đẻ (trứng)
      • a good layer: mái đẻ (trứng) tốt
    • (số nhiều) dải lúa bị rạp
    • đầm nuôi trai
    • ngoại động từ
      • sắp từng lớp, sắp từng tầng
      • chiết cành
      • nội động từ
        • ngả, ngả rạp xuống (lúa)
      Concise Dictionary
      +single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
      +a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
      +an abstract place usually conceived as having depth
      +a hen that lays eggs
      +thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
      +make or form a layer
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 a quantity or thickness of sth that lies over a surface or between surfaces: A thin layer of dust covered everything. + How many layers of clothing are you wearing?
      2 a level or part within a system or set of ideas: There were too many layers of management in the company. + the layers of meaning in the poem
      + verb [VN] [often passive] to arrange sth in layers: Layer the potatoes and onions in a dish. + Her hair had been layered (= cut to several different lengths).
      Collocation Dictionary


      fine, thin
      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
      | ozone
      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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