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mantle

noun

1 mantle

The cloak as a symbol of authority.



2 Mantle

United States baseball player (1931-1997).

synonyms: Mickey Charles Mantle, Mickey Mantle.

3 mantle

The layer of the earth between the crust and the core.

Dutch: aardmantel, mantel
Polish: płaszcz Ziemi

4 mantle

Anything that covers.

synonym: blanket.

Dutch: dek

5 mantle

zoology A protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell.

synonym: pallium.

6 mantle

Shelf that projects from wall above fireplace.

synonyms: chimneypiece, mantel, mantelpiece, mantlepiece.

Dutch: schoorsteen, schoorsteenmantel, schouw, schouwmantel
Polish: gzyms

7 mantle

Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).

synonyms: curtain, drape, drapery, pall.

Roget 424: shade; awning etc. (cover) 223; parasol, sunshade, umbrella; chick; portiere; screen, curtain, shutter, blind, ... show more

Roget 225: clothing, investment; covering etc. 223; dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; ... show more

Roget 747: scepter, regalia, caduceus; Mercury's rod, Mercury's staff, Mercury's wand; rod of empire, mace, fasces, wand; staff, staff of office; baton, truncheon; ... show more

Dutch: doek, gordijn, lijkkleed, voorhangsel
Polish: zasłona

8 mantle

A sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter.

synonym: cape.

Dutch: cape, schoudermantel
Polish: peleryna

verb

1 mantle

Spread over a surface, like a mantle.

Roget 434: be red, become red etc. adj.; blush, flush, color up, mantle, redden.    render red etc. adj.; redden, rouge; ... show more

Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough.    ... show more

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

Roget 821: feel; receive an impression etc. n.; be impressed with etc. adj.; entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling etc. n.. respond; ... show more

Roget 353: bubble, boil, foam, froth, mantle, sparkle, guggle, gurgle; effervesce, ferment, fizzle.   

Roget 225: invest; cover etc. 223; envelope, lap, involve; inwrap, enwrap; wrap; fold up, wrap up, lap up, muffle up; ... show more

Roget 194: become larger etc. (large) etc. 192; expand, widen, enlarge, extend, grow, increase, incrassate, swell, gather; ... show more

2 mantle

Cover like a mantle.


Moby thesaurus: aerate, apply to, arachnoid, arbor vitae, archipallium, armory, badge, badge of office, badges, baton, beat, between brain, blanch, blanket, blazonry, block, blush, bonnet, boot, brain stem ... show more.

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