Definitions for mantle

Definitions for (noun) mantle

Main entry: cape, mantle

Definition: a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

Main entry: pall, mantle, curtain, drape, drapery

Definition: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

Main entry: mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, chimneypiece

Definition: shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

Usage: in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

Main entry: mantle, pallium

Definition: (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

Main entry: mantle

Definition: the cloak as a symbol of authority

Usage: place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders

Main entry: blanket, mantle

Definition: anything that covers

Usage: there was a blanket of snow

Main entry: mantle

Definition: the layer of the earth between the crust and the core

Main entry: Mantle, Mickey Charles Mantle, Mickey Mantle

Definition: United States baseball player (1931-1997)

Definitions for (verb) mantle

Main entry: mantle

Definition: cover like a mantle

Usage: The ivy mantles the building

Main entry: mantle

Definition: spread over a surface, like a mantle

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