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layer cake

noun
1.
a cake made in layers, with a cream, jelly, or other filling between them.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples for layer cake
  • To simplify, think of the water column as a layer cake with different densities of water piled on top of each other.
  • One engineer described it as similar to building a layer cake.
  • Explain that similar to a layer cake, compost is built in a series of repeating layers.
  • These rocks make up a layer cake of geological history.
British Dictionary definitions for layer cake

layer cake

noun
1.
a cake made in layers with a filling
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