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mantle

mantle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mantle

Definition
(noun) the cloak as a symbol of authority
Example Sentence
  • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders

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(noun) United States baseball player (1931-1997)
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(noun) the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
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(noun) anything that covers
Synonyms : blanket
Example Sentence
  • there was a blanket of snow

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

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(noun) shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
Example Sentence
  • in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece

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(noun) hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
Synonyms : curtain , drape , drapery , pall

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(noun) a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
Synonyms : cape

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(verb) spread over a surface, like a mantle
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(verb) cover like a mantle
Example Sentence
  • The ivy mantles the building

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mantle

dismantle means closely uncover ... So mantle is a kind of cover
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by sharif2059

in robo cinema they wil ask to dismantle it then robo removes all clothes and skin and parts by himself.opposite of it is mantle that is to cover.
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by isabella swan

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