Layer may refer to:
* A layer of dieposits found on archaeological
excavationisolated as a single context in the stratigraphy of the site
layer hen, a hen raised to produce eggs.
abstraction, a layer is an abstract place conceived as having depth.
Stratum, a layer of rock or soil with internally consistent characteristics.
Thermocline, a layer within a body of water where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
Layering, a technique for plant propagation.
Layered hair, a popular hair styling technique.
Layering (clothing), the wearing of multiple layers of clothing for practical or fashion purposes
Layer de la Hayeis a village in Essex, England.
* Layer, a scantily-clad female Maverick Hunter in the "Mega Man X" series. She works as a Navigator and has a crush on the character Zero.
In computing and technology:
Layer (stack frame)
Internet protocol suitelayers
2D computer graphics#Layers, layers in 2D computer graphics
Layers %28digital image editing%29
layer (object-oriented design).
DVD layer, such as in DVD Dual layer recording
* Appleton Layer, or
Layer (HTML tag)was an < iframe>-like tag, unique to Netscape 4browsers. It has been deprecated and fallen out of use.
* In instructional design a layer is an element of the design architecture representing a function carried out by an instructional artifact. Design layers are characterized by coherent design languages that are used to express different layers of the design.
* A subset of related objects on a
CADdrawing which can be viewed and manipulated separately from the whole drawing. Layers are usually organised to one of several recognised standard, such as ISO 13567.
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