Translation of layer in Spanish:

layer

capa, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪər//ˈleɪə/

noun

  • 1

    (of dust, paint, snow) capa feminine
    (of rock, sediment) capa feminine
    (of rock, sediment) estrato masculine
    her hair was cut in layers llevaba el pelo cortado en capas
    • the novel has several layers of meaning la novela tiene varias lecturas / interpretaciones
    • In all cases, evaporation from the pots was minimized by covering the exposed surface with a layer of filter paper.
    • Most polishes and waxes leave a layer of wax on surfaces to protect finish.
    • Arrange a layer of fish, skin side down, at the bottom.
    • In the case of a wall like this, because it's very densely packed, and then it is coated with a layer of plaster inside and outside, it's a zero fire hazard.
    • Further, the ionization of the gas by the electrons removes the need to coat the sample with a layer of conductive material.
    • Like your eyelashes, so blond they were only noticeable when you blinked and the top row met the bottom in a layer of double thickness.
    • I hope you're aware that these walls are only a layer of sheet rock and a bit of plaster!
    • Thatch is a layer of fibrous material, which if it becomes too deep, prevents proper drainage of rain.
    • Over that there was a layer of soft black material, open at the front to show the red dress beneath.
    • It was a layer of slime that coated every surface, reducing all materials to the same revolting color and dimming the lights to an anemic yellow.
    • Then an insulator material is layered over the base, followed by a layer of superconducting material.
    • It has the same sidecut as the original, with changed graphics and a layer of metalic material.
    • Repeat until you have 3 layers of pumpkin filling, finishing with a layer of lasagne sheets.
    • These tissues then provide a layer of insulation between the body core and the surface.
    • Then they covered the surface with a layer of hydrogen atoms.
    • The glass is 1.5 inches thick with a layer of material sandwiched in between to further improve blast resistance.
    • Depending on various factors, you might need to place a layer of base material on top of the subgrade.
    • In fresh, unhomogenized milk the droplets of fat float to the surface, forming a layer of ‘top of milk’.
    • Cut the pasta sheets to size and arrange a layer of pasta over the base of the dish.
    • Once the desired quantity of trees had been installed, a layer of geotextile material was deposited on top to keep contaminants out of the stream.
  • 2

    • 2.1(hen)

      ponedora feminine
      gallina ponedora feminine
      • The actor is a former asphalt layer who is renowned in television circles for his singing voice.

    • 2.2(plant)

      acodo masculine


transitive verb

  • 1

    (arrange in layers)
    I had my hair layered me corté el pelo a capas
    • layer the pasta and the sauce in a dish ponga la pasta y la salsa en capas en una fuente
  • 2

    (propagate)
    (plant) acodar