Layer may refer to:
- A layer of archaeological deposits in an Excavation
- A layer hen, a hen raised to produce eggs
- Layering, a technique for plant propagation
- Layered hair, a popular hair-styling technique
- Layered clothing, the wearing of multiple layers of clothing for practical or fashion purposes
- Layer de la Haye is a village in Essex, England
Other articles related to "layer":
... As a restorer he knew about the chemistry of cleaning-fluids so, a layer of glycerine under the paint layer ensured that when any of his forged paintings needed to be cleaned (as all oil paintings need to ...
... DVD layer, such as in DVD Dual layer recording F region, or Appleton Layer (telecommunications) Layer (electronics), a single thickness of some material covering a surface ...
... In the seven-layer OSI model of computer networking, the session layer is layer 5 ... The session layer provides the mechanism for opening, closing and managing a session between end-user application processes, i.e ... Session-layer services are commonly used in application environments that make use of remote procedure calls (RPCs) ...
... generally concentrate their roots in and obtain most of their nutrients from this layer ... The actual depth of the topsoil layer can be measured as the depth from the surface to the first densely packed soil layer known as subsoil ...
... The infill is composed of a bottom layer of silica sand, a middle layer which is a mixture of sand and cryogenic rubber and a top layer of only rubber ...
Famous quotes containing the word layer:
“After a few months acquaintance with European coffee, ones mind weakens, and his faith with it, and he begins to wonder if the rich beverage of home, with its clotted layer of yellow cream on top of it, is not a mere dream after all, and a thing which never existed.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“A revolution is not the overturning of a cart, a reshuffling in the cards of state. It is a process, a swelling, a new growth in the race. If it is real, not simply a trauma, it is another ring in the tree of history, layer upon layer of invisible tissue composing the evidence of a circle.”
—Kate Millett (b. 1934)
“This world is run by people who know how to do things. They know how things work. They are equipped. Up there, theres a layer of people who run everything. But wewere just peasants. We dont understand whats going on, and we cant do anything.”
—Doris Lessing (b. 1919)