layering

Layering was formalised in the OSI communications protocol model but it is an old concept. `Never complicate systems unnecessarily` or, more cynically, `never put off till tomorrow what you can put of till next week`. In protocols this means having the simplest possible protocol for each specific purpose and occasion and to wrap up data from one protocol in the format of another, lower layer, protocol (a form of encapsulation) For example, a link layer protocol, directly connecting to systems in London and Bristol, will carry as data the information used by a higher layer, network, protocol which may travel on to Cardiff (in Wales) on another link. The link layer protocol is simplified by not having to specify anything about the relationship between London and Cardiff. ...
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Layering

Layering is a means of plant propagation in which a portion of an aerial stem grows roots while still attached to the parent plant and then detaches as an independent plant. Layering has evolved as a common means of vegetative propagation of numerous species in natural environments. Layering is also utilized by horticulturists to propagate desirab...
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Layering

• (n.) A propagating by layers.
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layering

<botany, technique> A propagation method by which adventitious roots are caused to form on a stem while it is still attached to the parent plant. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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layering

(from the article `propagation`) ...layering, cutting, and grafting. Bulbs and other underground rootlike structures, such as tubers and corms, may be divided as they mature. The ... ...by methods in which plants are induced to regenerate missing parts, usually adventitious roots or shoots. When the regenerated part is still ... [2 r...
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Layering

[finance] Layering is a strategy in high-frequency trading where a brokerage firm makes and then cancels orders that they never intended to carry out. It is considered a form of stock market manipulation. ==Instances== In 2011 British regulators fined Swift Trade £8 million for using the technique and the firm went out of business. ...
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Layering

[linguistics] Layering in linguistics refers to one of the five principles by which you can detect grammaticalisation while it is taking place. The other four are: divergence, specialisation, persistence, and de-categorialisation. Layering refers to the phenomenon that a language can have and develop multiple expressions for the same functi...
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Layering

Lay'er·ing noun A propagating by layers. Gardner.
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layering

A distance-handling maneuver, which is particularly useful when a group of obstacles is clustered tightly together. The handler directs the dog to execute one obstacle while another obstacle is between him and the dog (the handler is staying on the outer €œlayer€). In this close-quarters situation, pushing in toward the correct obstacle coul...
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Layering

A method of plant propagation by which a single stem of a plant is notched and buried with its leafy tip exposed, while still attached to the parent plant.
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Layering

A method of plant propagation by which a single stem of a plant is notched and buried with its leafy tip exposed, while still attached to the parent plant.
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Layering

A method of propagation
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Layering

A method of propagation in which a shoot is induced to send out roots while still attached to the parent plant.
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Layering

a method of propagation in which adventitious roots form before the new plant is severed from the parent plant.
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Layering

A method of propagation when a long runner or slender stem of a plant is rooted whilst still attached to the parent plant by securing it to the soil. Once rooted it is then detached and forms a new plant
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Layering

A method of propagation where a section of shoot or branch is buried while still attached to the whole tree.
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layering

A method of propagation, by which a branch of a plant is rooted while still attached to the plant by securing it to the soil with a piece of wire or other means..
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layering

A method of propagation, by which a branch of a plant is rooted while still attached to the plant by securing it to the soil with a piece of wire or other means..
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Layering

A painting method where layers are painted one over another to create the illusion of a gradient.
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Layering

A way to propagate plant material. A branch is anchored to the ground (still attached to the parent plant). Roots appear creating another plant.
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Layering

Behavior that involves inappropriately changing or layering clothing on top of one another.
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Layering

In gardening, layering is the propagation of plants by bending the shoot of a living stem into the soil, the shoot striking root while being fed by the parent plant.
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Layering

In image editing software, the placement of one image or graphic over another so the opacity of the top image can allow the lower image to show through.
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Layering

layering involves the use of: a comfort or base layer; an insulation layer; and a protection layer. The base layer comprises clothing worn next to the skin. Perspiration drying on the skin can cause chilling. However, this effect can be minimised by wearing a base layer which wicks moisture away from the skin. The insulation layer is the middle lay...
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Layering

Layering is a technique used by hairdressers to change the thickness of the hair, creating either a thinning or thicker appearance. In this way the hair can be given a fuller appearance, more texture and movement.
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