1.A loose garment to be worn over other garments; an enveloping robe; a cloak.
The green mantle of the standing pool.
- Shak.
2.(Her.) Same as Mantling.
3.(Zool.) The external fold, or folds, of the soft, exterior membrane of the body of a mollusk. It usually forms a cavity inclosing the gills. See Illusts. of Buccinum, and Byssus.
4.(Arch.) A mantel. See Mantel.
5.The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace, above the hearth.
6.(Hydraulic Engin.) A penstock for a water wheel.
7.(Geol.) The highly viscous shell of hot semisolid rock, about 1800 miles thick, lying under the crust of the Earth and above the core. Also, by analogy, a similar shell on any other planet.
v. t.1.To cover or envelop, as with a mantle; to cloak; to hide; to disguise.
[imp. & p. p. Mantled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mantling .]
v. i.1.To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; - said of hawks. Also used figuratively.
2.To spread out; - said of wings.
3.To spread over the surface as a covering; to overspread; as, the scum mantled on the pool.
Though mantled in her cheek the blood.
- Sir W. Scott.
4.To gather, assume, or take on, a covering, as froth, scum, etc.
Nor bowl of wassail mantle warm.
- Tennyson.
Noun1.mantle - the cloak as a symbol of authority; "place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders"
2.Mantle - United States baseball player (1931-1997)
3.mantle - the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
4.mantle - anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow"
Synonyms: blanket
5.mantle - (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
Synonyms: pallium
6.mantlemantle - shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
7.mantle - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
Synonyms: curtain, drape, drapery, pall
8.mantle - a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
Synonyms: cape
Verb1.mantle - spread over a surface, like a mantle
2.mantle - cover like a mantle; "The ivy mantles the building"
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Translate mantle to Spanish, Translate mantle to German, Translate mantle to French
mantis crab
mantis prawn
Mantis religioso
mantis shrimp
-- mantle --
mantled ground squirrel
Mantoux test
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