Mantle

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Mantle Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
  • hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
  • shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
  • (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
  • the cloak as a symbol of authority; "place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders"
  • anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow"
  • the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
  • United States baseball player (1931-1997)
  • cover like a mantle; "The ivy mantles the building"
  • spread over a surface, like a mantle

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the cloak as a symbol of authority; "place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders" ,
  • United States baseball player (1931-1997) ,
  • the layer of the earth between the crust and the core ,
  • anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow" ,
  • (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell ,
  • shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece" ,
  • hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window) ,
  • a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Mantle'


  • Mantle: Mantle may refer to: Mantle (geology), a layer in the interior of Earth or another planet Mantle (clothing), a cloak-like garment worn mainly by women
  • Mantle (mollusc): The mantle (also known by the Latin word pallium meaning mantle, robe or cloak, adjective pallial) is a significant part of the anatomy of molluscs: it
  • Mantle (geology): The mantle is a part of a terrestrial planet or other rocky body large enough to have differentiation by density. The interior of Earth, similar to the
  • Funnel–mantle locking apparatus: The funnel–mantle locking apparatus is a structure found in many cephalopods that connects the mantle and hyponome (funnel) and restricts their movement
  • Mantle zone: The mantle zone (or just mantle) of a lymphatic nodule (or lymphatic follicle) is an outer ring of small lymphocytes surrounding a germinal center. It
  • Mickey Mantle: Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995), nicknamed "The Commerce Comet" or "The Mick", was an American professional baseball player
  • Gas mantle: An incandescent gas mantle, gas mantle or Welsbach mantle is a device for generating bright white light when heated by a flame. The name refers to its
  • Mantle (API): Mantle is a low-level rendering API targeted at 3D video games. Mantle was originally developed by AMD in cooperation with DICE starting in 2013. Mantle
  • Heating mantle: Heating mantle or isomantle is a term for certain pieces of laboratory equipment used to apply heat to containers, as an alternative to other forms of

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