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Layer may refer to:

  • A layer of archaeological deposits in an excavation
  • A layer hen, a hen kept to produce eggs
  • Layered clothing, wearing multiple layers of clothing


  • Layer, a female Maverick Hunter in the Mega Man X series


  • Stratum, a layer of rock or soil with similar composition
  • Thermocline, a layer of temperature within an area of water



  • Abstraction layer, a way of hiding the specifications of a function
  • 2D computer graphics#Layers, layers in two-dimensional (2D) computer graphics
  • Layers (digital image editing), used in digital image editing to separate different elements of an image


  • DVD layer, such as in DVD dual layer recording
  • Layer (electronics), a single thickness of some material covering a surface
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