Meaning of tier

Definition of tier

(noun) a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
any one of two or more competitors who tie one another
a worker who ties something
something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"
one of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"

Other information on tier

WIKIPEDIA results for tier
Amazon results for tier