Pronunciation: (lā'ur-ing), [key]
1. the wearing of lightweight or unconstructed garments one upon the other, as to create a fashionable ensemble or to provide warmth without undue bulkiness or heaviness.
2. Tailoring.the trimming of multiple layers of fabric at the seam allowance of a garment so as to prevent a ridge on the face of the garment when the seam is sewn.
3. Hort. Also,lay•er•agePronunciation: (lā'ur-ij). [key]a method of propagating plants by causing their shoots to take root while still attached to the parent plant.
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