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single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

an abstract place usually conceived as having depth

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a hen that lays eggs

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make or form a layer

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Anne, flushed with delight, clapped it together with layers of ruby jelly and, in imagination, saw Mrs.
And what becomes of these worms when, during the long summer, the surface is hardened into a solid layer of salt?
The ground at the place where we stopped for the night, was incrusted with a layer of sulphate of soda, and hence, of course, was without water.
Simply at the point I started from, namely, those oyster shells are there, in regular layers, five hundred feet above the sea, and no man knows how they got there.
Upon this wheel rested the first layers of the masonry, the stones of which were bound together by hydraulic cement, with irresistible tenacity.
Well, these stars, or rather corpuscles, only shine when they are heated by gliding over the atmospheric layers.
Two minutes after the sudden appearance of the meteor (to them two centuries of anguish) the projectile seemed almost about to strike it, when the globe of fire burst like a bomb, but without making any noise in that void where sound, which is but the agitation of the layers of air, could not be generated.
Every one has heard the story which has gone the rounds of New England, of a strong and beautiful bug which came out of the dry leaf of an old table of apple-tree wood, which had stood in a farmer's kitchen for sixty years, first in Connecticut, and afterward in Massachusetts -- from an egg deposited in the living tree many years earlier still, as appeared by counting the annual layers beyond it; which was heard gnawing out for several weeks, hatched perchance by the heat of an urn.
Once the chromium wedge swelled to about 10 layers, the iron magnetization reversed with each new layer added.
The testing shows the Cisco 7600 Series to be one of the industry's leading edge-routing platforms, enabling the development of advanced IP/MPLS services such as the deployment of Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs on a single converged Ethernet network for reduced complexity and lower total cost of ownership.
The thinner layer tends to accelerate; if it accelerates more than 300% it will exceed the critical shear stress of most polymers, causing the instability.
Many switches typically provide wire-speed Layer 2 and wire-speed Layer 3 capabilities at a relatively low cost-per-port basis.
EDI's earlier Ultraflow five- and seven-layer feedblocks also have selector spools for layer-sequence changes but lack the ability to tune layer thickness in the transverse direction on-line.
The layer of liquid molecules nearest to a solid surface will, to some extent, follow the bumpiness of that surface.