Mantle meaning

măntl
The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace above the hearth.
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A loose, sleeveless cloak or cape.
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To spread or become extended over a surface.
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(anat., former) The cortex of the cerebrum.
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A small meshwork hood made of a noncombustible substance, such as a thorium or cerium compound, which when placed over a flame, as in a lantern, gives off a brilliant incandescent light.
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A loose sleeveless coat worn over outer garments; a cloak.
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(anatomy) The cerebral cortex.
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The outer covering of a wall.
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The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace, above the hearth.
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To cover with or as with a mantle; envelop; cloak; conceal.
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To be or become covered, as a surface with scum or froth.
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To spread like a mantle, as a blush over the face.
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The definition of a mantle is a shawl or a cloak.

An example of a mantle is a fancy shawl worn over a cocktail dress.

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The role or appearance of an authoritative or important person.
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The shoulder feathers, upper back, and sometimes the wings of a bird when differently colored from the rest of the body.
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To blush.

Cheeks mantling with embarrassment.

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The shoulder feathers, upper back, and sometimes the wings of a bird when differently colored from the rest of the body.
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To blush or flush.
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The layer of the Earth between the crust and the core. It is about 2,900 km (1,798 mi) thick and consists mainly of magnesium-iron silicate minerals, such as olivine and pyroxene. It has an upper, partially molten part, which is about 660 km (409 mi) thick, and a lower, solid part. The upper mantle is the source of magma and volcanic lava.
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The layer of soft tissue that covers the body of a clam, oyster, or other mollusk and secretes the material that forms the shell.
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A surname​.
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Something that covers, envelops, or conceals.
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A zone of hot gases around a flame.
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A device in gas lamps consisting of a sheath of threads that gives off brilliant illumination when heated by the flame.
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(geology) The zone of the earth between the crust and the core.
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To cover with a mantle.
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To cover with something that acts like a mantle; cover, envelop, or conceal.
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Anything that cloaks, envelops, covers, or conceals.

Hidden under the mantle of night.

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(falconry) To spread first one wing, then the other, over the outstretched legs.
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(person) 1931-95; U.S. baseball player.
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(anatomy) The cerebral cortex.
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To become covered with a coating, as scum or froth on the surface of a liquid.
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Origin of mantle

  • Middle English from Old English mentel and from Old French mantel both from Latin mantellum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition