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layer cake

noun

Simple Definition of layer cake

  • : a cake made of more than one layer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of layer cake

chiefly US

  1. :  a cake made of more than one layer

Word by Word Definitions

layerplay
  1. :  one that lays (as a worker who lays brick or a hen that lays eggs)

    :  one thickness, course, or fold laid or lying over or under another

    :  stratum

  1. :  to propagate (a plant) by means of layers

    :  to place as a layer

    :  to place a layer on top of

cakeplay
  1. :  a breadlike food made from a dough or batter that is usually fried or baked in small flat shapes and is often unleavened

    :  a sweet baked food made from a dough or thick batter usually containing flour and sugar and often shortening, eggs, and a raising agent (as baking powder)

    :  a flattened usually round mass of food that is baked or fried

  1. :  encrust

    :  to fill (a space) with a packed mass

    :  to form or harden into a mass


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