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mantle

  

      n  
1    Archaic   a loose wrap or cloak  
2    such a garment regarded as a symbol of someone's power or authority  
he assumed his father's mantle     
3    anything that covers completely or envelops  
a mantle of snow     
4    a small dome-shaped or cylindrical mesh impregnated with cerium or thorium nitrates, used to increase illumination in a gas or oil lamp  
5      (Also called)    pallium     (Zoology)  
a    a protective layer of epidermis in molluscs that secretes a substance forming the shell  
b    a similar structure in brachiopods  
6      (Ornithol)   the feathers of the folded wings and back, esp. when these are of a different colour from the remaining feathers  
7      (Geology)   the part of the earth between the crust and the core, accounting for more than 82% of the earth's volume (but only 68% of its mass) and thought to be composed largely of peridotite  
   See also       asthenosphere  
8       a less common spelling of       mantel  
9      (Anatomy)      another word for       pallium       3  
10    a clay mould formed around a wax model which is subsequently melted out  
      vb  
11    tr   to envelop or supply with a mantle  
12    to spread over or become spread over  
the trees were mantled with snow     
13    tr   (of the face, cheeks) to become suffused with blood; flush  
14    intr     (Falconry)   (of a hawk or falcon) to spread the wings and tail over food  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin mantellum, diminutive of mantum cloak)  


Blue Mantle  
      n   one of the four pursuivants of the British College of Arms  
gas mantle  
      n   a mantle for use in a gaslight  
   See       mantle       4  
lady's mantle  
      n   any of various rosaceous plants of the N temperate genus Alchemilla, having small green flowers  
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mantel   ,   (less commonly)   mantle         
      n  
1    a wooden or stone frame around the opening of a fireplace, together with its decorative facing  
2      (Also called)    mantel shelf   a shelf above this frame  
     (C15: from French, variant of mantle)  


Blue Mantle  
      n   one of the four pursuivants of the British College of Arms  
gas mantle  
      n   a mantle for use in a gaslight  
   See        mantle              4  
lady's mantle  
      n   any of various rosaceous plants of the N temperate genus Alchemilla, having small green flowers  
mantle         
      n  
1    Archaic   a loose wrap or cloak  
2    such a garment regarded as a symbol of someone's power or authority  
he assumed his father's mantle     
3    anything that covers completely or envelops  
a mantle of snow     
4    a small dome-shaped or cylindrical mesh impregnated with cerium or thorium nitrates, used to increase illumination in a gas or oil lamp  
5      (Also called)    pallium     (Zoology)  
a    a protective layer of epidermis in molluscs that secretes a substance forming the shell  
b    a similar structure in brachiopods  
6      (Ornithol)   the feathers of the folded wings and back, esp. when these are of a different colour from the remaining feathers  
7      (Geology)   the part of the earth between the crust and the core, accounting for more than 82% of the earth's volume (but only 68% of its mass) and thought to be composed largely of peridotite  
   See also       asthenosphere  
8       a less common spelling of       mantel  
9      (Anatomy)      another word for       pallium       3  
10    a clay mould formed around a wax model which is subsequently melted out  
      vb  
11    tr   to envelop or supply with a mantle  
12    to spread over or become spread over  
the trees were mantled with snow     
13    tr   (of the face, cheeks) to become suffused with blood; flush  
14    intr     (Falconry)   (of a hawk or falcon) to spread the wings and tail over food  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin mantellum, diminutive of mantum cloak)  

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pallium  
      n   pl   , -lia   , -liums  
1    a garment worn by men in ancient Greece or Rome, made by draping a large rectangular cloth about the body  
2      (Chiefly R.C. Church)   a woollen vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging from it front and back: worn by the pope, all archbishops, and (as a mark of special honour) some bishops  
3      (Also called)    mantle            (Anatomy)   the cerebral cortex and contiguous white matter  
4      (Zoology)      another name for        mantle              5  
     (C16: from Latin: cloak; related to Latin palla mantle)  


Blue Mantle  
      n   one of the four pursuivants of the British College of Arms  
gas mantle  
      n   a mantle for use in a gaslight  
   See        mantle              4  
lady's mantle  
      n   any of various rosaceous plants of the N temperate genus Alchemilla, having small green flowers  
mantle         
      n  
1    Archaic   a loose wrap or cloak  
2    such a garment regarded as a symbol of someone's power or authority  
he assumed his father's mantle     
3    anything that covers completely or envelops  
a mantle of snow     
4    a small dome-shaped or cylindrical mesh impregnated with cerium or thorium nitrates, used to increase illumination in a gas or oil lamp  
5      (Also called)    pallium     (Zoology)  
a    a protective layer of epidermis in molluscs that secretes a substance forming the shell  
b    a similar structure in brachiopods  
6      (Ornithol)   the feathers of the folded wings and back, esp. when these are of a different colour from the remaining feathers  
7      (Geology)   the part of the earth between the crust and the core, accounting for more than 82% of the earth's volume (but only 68% of its mass) and thought to be composed largely of peridotite  
   See also       asthenosphere  
8       a less common spelling of       mantel  
9      (Anatomy)      another word for       pallium       3  
10    a clay mould formed around a wax model which is subsequently melted out  
      vb  
11    tr   to envelop or supply with a mantle  
12    to spread over or become spread over  
the trees were mantled with snow     
13    tr   (of the face, cheeks) to become suffused with blood; flush  
14    intr     (Falconry)   (of a hawk or falcon) to spread the wings and tail over food  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin mantellum, diminutive of mantum cloak)  

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mantle

  

      n  
1      (archaic)   cape, cloak, hood, shawl, wrap  
2    blanket, canopy, cloud, cover, covering, curtain, envelope, pall, screen, shroud, veil  
      vb  
3    blanket, cloak, cloud, cover, disguise, envelop, hide, mask, overspread, screen, shroud, veil, wrap  

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