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lay·er·ing(lā′ər-ĭng) also lay·er·age (-ĭj)
The process of rooting branches, twigs, or stems that are still attached to a parent plant, as by placing a specially treated part in moist soil.
1. (Horticulture) horticulture a method of propagation that induces a shoot or branch to take root while it is still attached to the parent plant
2. (Geological Science) geology the banded appearance of certain igneous and metamorphic rocks, each band being of a different mineral composition
lay•er•ing(ˈleɪ ər ɪŋ)
1. the wearing of lightweight or unconstructed garments one upon the other, as for style or warmth.
2. a method of propagating plants by causing their shoots to take root while still attached to the parent plant.
A method of propagation where a wounded stem is encouraged to root in soil or compost while still attached to the parent plant.