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  • n. Plural form of layering.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • There's some excellent contemporary work here, including Anish Kapoor's fleshy, womblike "Untitled," with its layerings of pigment and red gouache.

    Medium is message at Tate Britain 'Watercolour' show

  • His most masterful ones that you will also see on display at the gallery are the ones done with pen and ink with layerings of watercolor.

    Angella Nazarian: Grosz: Expressionist Art Is in Full Bloom

  • They have too much going on: layerings and tangles of beiges and grays, as well as skeins of pencil line.

    Art review of 'Pousette-Dart: Predominantly White Paintings' and 'Robert Ryman: Variations and Improvisations' at the Phillips Collection

  • Inventive harmonies, rhythmic freedom, and ingenious layerings of sound give the opera's basically tonal language a decidedly modern flair.

    Ringing Down From the Hudson Valley

  • It seems to me different than any other place I've been, and yet I keep remembering cities - York, Jerusalem, Istanbul - full of the layerings of past and present.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Sharon Shefali Gupta, author of Toofani Days, Valentine Nights, a romance with multi-cultural layerings, set in Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, said writing captured her fancy in childhood, but only recently approached the writing life more seriously.

    India's Societal Evolutionary Process Inspires Emerging Writer

  • Intimacy with God — intimacy with the Absolute Real — strips us of our masks and layerings, eventually leaving us nakedly present with What-Really-Matters, at home with what we never really left but only dreamt that we did, both rooted in and wholeheartedly participating in an Embrace/Openness in which Love and Awareness are inseparable.

    Robert Masters - God as the Ultimate You

  • Great Regulars: I had just climbed up to the difficult-to-find, but completely magical Angel Falls with water spraying, yes, like layerings of wings, down 70 feet into a small, refreshing pool.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Metafictional layerings of "found texts", cut-up and fold-in prose, mosaic narratives, the SF/Fantasy/Horror genre is *rich* with these features, from Bester's THE STARS MY DESTINATION up through Delany's DALGHREN and Vonnegut's SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE to Danielewski's HOUSE OF LEAVES, or VanderMeer's CITY OF SAINTS AND MADMEN, or my own VELLUM.


  • The screenplay I wrote with Charlie Largent, THE MAN WITH KALEIDOSCOPE EYES, was written this way and, while some layerings of the material were constructed deliberately, the script also contains a wealth of subtext that entered into the project because it wasn't belabored and thus made too "conscious," and also because we knew our subject well enough that we didn't have to think too much before we wrote each new page.

    What We Have In Mind is Breakfast in Bed for 200,000


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