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I just wanted to add layers to it and not create a scary villain-type character but really give him some intricacies.

Dating of sediment layers and burned wood fragments provided an age estimate for the site.

By watching how the vibrations' paths shift as they encounter different materials, we can get a picture of where different rock layers meet, where rock becomes molten, and more.

It’s the layer I throw on when I’m topping out on a windy ridge or skinning up the mountain.

Heated vests can be a critical extra layer that keep your core warm and your muscles relaxed throughout your sweat session.

Just who is crazy enough to go swimming when the pond across the street has a layer of ice across the top?

When summer comes, adult beetles attack and larva feed in the cambium layer, girdling the trees and sealing their doom.

After maybe an hour, the firefighters had cut through the last layer of a 4- by 8-foot area.

These words take on a dark layer of irony given the charges facing her.

With each successive layer of networks, the U.S. became more potent.

It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.

The upper surfaces of the boilers were covered with a layer of ashes for the same purpose.

By the repetition of this process, a layer of several feet in thickness, of an excellent soil, is accumulated on the surface.

He was shot by a man of the 32d, and his body formed the lowermost layer of a causeway of corpses that soon choked the ditch.

Laura drew out the third drawerjust glancing at the top layer of papersand then the fourth and last.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to layer, such as: bed, blanket, coat, floor, row, and sheet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.