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  Definition of mantle
  1. a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
  2. hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
  3. shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
  4. (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
  5. the cloak as a symbol of authority; "place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders"
  6. anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow"
  7. the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
  8. United States baseball player (1931-1997)
  9. cover like a mantle; "The ivy mantles the building"
  10. spread over a surface, like a mantle
Similar Words: cape, curtain, drape, drapery, pall, mantel, mantelpiece, mantlepiece, chimneypiece, pallium, blanket, Mantle, Mickey Mantle, Mickey Charles Mantle

 

Hyponyms: chlamys, mantelet, mantilla, pelisse, tippet, drop curtain, drop cloth, drop, festoon, frontal, portiere, shower curtain, theater curtain, theatre curtain

 

Part Meronyms: fireplace, hearth, open fireplace, lithosphere, geosphere

 

Derivational Morphology: pall, curtain, blanket

 

Anagrams: mantel, lament, mental

 

 
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