Found 3 items, similar to mantle.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: spread over a surface, like a mantle
2: cover like a mantle; “The ivy mantles the building”
n 1: the cloak as a symbol of authority; “place the mantle of
authority on younger shoulders”
2: United States baseball player (1931-1997) [syn: Mickey Mantle
, Mickey Charles Mantle
3: the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
4: anything that covers; “there was a blanket of snow”
5: (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or
brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
6: shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; “in England
they call a mantel a chimneypiece”
7: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
8: a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter [syn: cape
English → English
, n. [The same word as mantle a garment; cf. F.
manteau de chemin['e]e. See Mantle
The finish around a fireplace, covering the chimney-breast in
front and sometimes on both sides; especially, a shelf above
the fireplace, and its supports. The shelf is called also a
. [Written also mantle
, n. [OE. mantel, OF. mantel, F. manteau, fr. L.
mantellum, mantelum, a cloth, napkin, cloak, mantle (cf.
mantele, mantile, towel, napkin); prob. from manus hand + the
root of tela cloth. See Manual
, and cf.
1. A loose garment to be worn over other garments; an
enveloping robe; a cloak. Hence, figuratively, a covering
or concealing envelope.
[The] children are clothed with mantles of satin.
The green mantle of the standing pool. --Shak.
Now Nature hangs her mantle green
On every blooming tree. --Burns.
2. (Her.) Same as Mantling
(a) The external fold, or folds, of the soft, exterior
membrane of the body of a mollusk. It usually forms a
cavity inclosing the gills. See Illusts. of
, and Byssus
(b) Any free, outer membrane.
(c) The back of a bird together with the folded wings.
4. (Arch.) A mantel. See Mantel
5. The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace, above the
6. (Hydraulic Engin.) A penstock for a water wheel.
7. (Geol.) The highly viscous shell of hot semisolid rock,
about 1800 miles thick, lying under the crust of the Earth
and above the core. Also, by analogy, a similar shell on
any other planet.