an abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"
a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells
a hen that lays eggs
make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands"
single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
take or consume (regularly or habitually);
exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
habitually do something (use only in the past tense);
(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
avail oneself to;
the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage;
what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is