Layer

Layer

Layer may refer to:
* A layer of dieposits found on archaeological excavation isolated as a single context in the stratigraphy of the site
* A layer hen, a hen raised to produce eggs.
* In 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

Places:
* Layer de la Haye is a village in Essex, England.

In fiction:
* 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:
* Abstraction layer
** Layer (stack frame)
*Networking:
**OSI model layers
**Internet protocol suite layers
* 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 F region (telecommunications)
* Layer (HTML tag) was an <iframe>-like tag, unique to Netscape 4 browsers. 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 CAD drawing 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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  • layer — [ leje ] v. tr. <conjug. : 8> • 1307; probablt du frq. °lakan « munir d une marque indiquant une limite » ♦ Techn. 1 ♦ Faire traverser par un layon. Layer une forêt. Par ext. Délimiter (une superficie de bois) par une laie périphérique. 2 ♦ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • layer — lay‧er [ˈleɪə ǁ ər] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES one of the levels in an organization: • We are operating with fewer layers of management. marzipan layer [ˈmɑːzpæn ˌleɪə ǁ ˈmɑːrtspæn ˌleɪər] [singular] …   Financial and business terms

  • Layer — (engl. „Schicht, Lage“) steht für: dünne Schichten eines Werkstoffs im Mikrometer bis Nanometerbereich eine Schichtenarchitektur bei einem Softwaresystem ein Konzept für Kommunikationsprotokolle, 7 Layer Modell, siehe OSI Modell funktionale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Layer 3 — may refer to:* In computer network protocols, layer 3 refers to the network layer. * In neuroanatomy, layer 3 is one of the six layers of the cerebral cortex …   Wikipedia

  • layer — 1. (lè ié. Il se conjugue comme payer) v. a. Terme d eaux et forêts. Tracer une laie, une route étroite dans une forêt.    Marquer les bois qu on doit laisser dans l abatis des bois de haute futaie ou dans la coupe des taillis. HISTORIQUE    XVIe …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • layer — ► NOUN 1) a sheet or thickness of material, typically one of several, covering a surface. 2) (in combination ) a person or thing that lays something: a cable layer. 3) a shoot fastened down to take root while attached to the parent plant. ► VERB… …   English terms dictionary

  • Layer — Lay er, n. [See {Lay} to cause to lie flat.] 1. One who, or that which, lays. [1913 Webster] 2. [Prob. a corruption of lair.] That which is laid; a stratum; a bed; one thickness, course, or fold laid over another; as, a layer of clay or of sand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Layer Ad — Layer Ads (englisch für „Schicht Anzeigen“, auch Hover Ads genannt), sind eine Form der Internetwerbung, bei der sich Anzeigen meist animiert über den Inhalt einer Webseite legen. Dabei scheinen sie über dem Inhalt zu schweben, den sie damit zum… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • layer — Layer. v. act. Terme des eaux & forests. Tracer une laye, une route dans une forest. Layer un bois …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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