Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 204 (Layer)

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#204. Layer.-- N. layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, escarpment; table, tablet; dess[obs]; flagstone; board, plank; trencher, platter.

plate; lamina, lamella; sheet, foil; wafer; scale, flake, peel; coat, pellicle; membrane, film; leaf; slice, shive[obs], cut, rasher, shaving, integument &c. (covering) 223; eschar[obs].

stratification, scaliness, nest of boxes, coats of an onion.

monolayer; bilayer; trilayer[Biochem], .

V. slice, shave, pare, peel; delaminate; plate, coat, veneer; cover &c. 223.

Adj. lamellar, lamellated[obs], lamelliform[obs], layered; laminated, laminiferous[obs]; micaceous[obs]; schistose, schistous[obs]; scaly, filmy, membranous, pellicular, flaky, squamous[Anat]; foliated, foliaceous[obs]; stratified, stratiform; tabular, discoid; spathic[obs], spathose[obs].