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layer

1. one of four or more levels of vegetation defined in ecological studies: the ground or moss layer, the field or herb layer, the shrub layer, and one or more tree layers
2. a laying hen
3. Horticulture
a. a shoot or branch rooted during layering
b. a plant produced as a result of layering

layer

[′lā·ər]
(computer science)
One of the divisions within which components or functions are isolated in a computer system with layered architecture or a communications system with layered protocols.
(geology)
A tabular body of rock, ice, sediment, or soil lying parallel to the supporting surface and distinctly limited above and below.
(geophysics)
One of several strata of ionized air, some of which exist only during the daytime, occurring at altitudes between 30 and 250 miles (50 and 400 kilometers); the layers reflect radio waves at certain frequencies and partially absorb others.
(metallurgy)
The stratum of weld metal consisting of one or more passes and lying parallel to the welding surface.

course

course, 1
1. A layer of masonry units running horizontally in a wall or, much less commonly, curved over an arch; it is bonded with mortar.
2. A continuous row or layer of material, as shingles, tiles, etc.

layer

layer

(1) One of several "drawing boards" or "canvasses" for creating elements in a picture. See layers and flatten layers.

(2) One of several levels in a communications protocol. See OSI model.
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Figure 2 shows a seven-layer rigid board with three flexible circuit layers. This odd layer construction is primarily used for designs that require two-sided shielding in the flex areas, which are mostly driven by strip-line impedance control.
In multilayer coating, the quality of the coated layer is not only associated with the flow in the coating bead, but also with the wettability characteristics of the different layers.
Presentation (Layer-6): This layer encrypts and decrypts anything that is encoded.
Layer 4 is user- and account-centric across multiple channels and products.
The slip put in the skin migrates to the surface, and tends to "stick" there, and with a thinner skin, less of it is lost into the core layer. So less of both ate needed.
The concept behind the original design, based on Dow Chemical technology, was that by dividing a coextrusion melt stream across its width and re-combining those new streams as a stack a film could be produced with many layers but without increasing its overall thickness.
The tablet press must have, at a minimum, the capability of periodically manufacturing layer samples, where the layers are intentionally (and automatically) kept separate in an effort to ensure good weights.
This material needs to be constantly agitated to prevent separation, and numerous layers need to be applied for a successful hybrid layer to occur.
When you create a new layer by clicking on the Create a New Layer icon in the Layers palette, the new layer gets added above the active layer.
The source of their strength is nacre, which makes up their inner layer. Current research is providing nanoscale details that indicate how parts of this layer contribute to nacre's strength.
* Management Layer: includes the administration of every storage device, every bit and byte of data, and the storage network as a whole.