Stripe vs Layer - What's the difference?

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Stripe is a related term of layer.


As nouns the difference between stripe and layer

is that stripe is a long, straight region of a single colour while layer is a single thickness of some material covering a surface.

As verbs the difference between stripe and layer

is that stripe is to mark with stripes while layer is (ambitransitive) to cut or divide (something) into layers.

stripe

English

(wikipedia stripe)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long, straight region of a single colour.
  • (in the plural) The badge worn by certain officers in the military or other forces.
  • (informal) Distinguishing characteristic; sign; likeness; sort.
  • persons of the same political stripe
  • A long narrow mark left by striking with a lash or rod; by extension, such a stroke.
  • * Bible, Deuteronomy xxv. 3
  • Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed.
  • * Thomson
  • Cruelty marked him with inglorious stripes .
  • * 1610 , , act 1 scene 2
  • Thou most lying slave, / Whom stripes may move, not kindness!
  • (weaving) A pattern produced by arranging the warp threads in sets of alternating colours, or in sets presenting some other contrast of appearance.
  • Derived terms

    * of the same stripe * show one's true stripes * true stripes

    Verb

    (strip)
  • To mark with stripes.
  • (computing) To distribute data across several separate physical disks to reduce the time to read and write.
  • Anagrams

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    layer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A single thickness of some material covering a surface.
  • Wrap the loaf in two layers of aluminum foil before putting it in the oven.
    After the first coat of paint dried, he applied another layer .
  • # An item of clothing worn under or over another.
  • It's cold now but it will warm up this afternoon. Make sure you wear layers .
  • A (usually) horizontal deposit; a stratum.
  • I find seven-layer cake a bit too rich.
  • A person who lays things, such as tiles.
  • A mature female bird, insect, etc. that is able to lay eggs.
  • When dealing with an infestation of headlice, the first step is to eliminate the layers .
  • A hen kept to lay eggs.
  • A shoot of a plant, laid underground for growth.
  • Synonyms

    * (stratum) stratum

    Derived terms

    * boundary layer * ozone layer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ambitransitive) to cut or divide (something) into layers
  • (ambitransitive) to arrange (something) in layers.
  • Layer the ribbons on top of one another to make an attractive pattern.

    Anagrams

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