Definition of Mantle. Meaning of Mantle. Synonyms of Mantle
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Definition of Mantle
MantleMantle Man"tle, 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, Textile, and cf.
Mandil, Mantel, Mantilla.]
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
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
Buccinum, 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. MantleMantle Man"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mantled; p. pr. & vb. n.
To cover or envelop, as with a mantle; to cloak; to hide; to
Mantle Man"tle, v. i.
1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; -- said
of hawks. Also used figuratively.
Ne is there hawk which mantleth on her perch.
Or tend his sparhawk mantling in her mew. --Bp.
My frail fancy fed with full delight. Doth bathe in
bliss, and mantleth most at ease. --Spenser.
2. To spread out; -- said of wings.
The swan, with arched neck Between her white wings
mantling proudly, rows. --Milton.
3. To spread over the surface as a covering; to overspread;
as, the scum mantled on the pool.
Though mantled in her cheek the blood. --Sir W.
4. To gather, assume, or take on, a covering, as froth, scum,
There is a sort of men whose visages Do cream and
mantle like a standing pond. --Shak.
Nor bowl of wassail mantle warm. --Tennyson.
Meaning of Mantle from wikipedia
(clothing), a cloak-like garment
, part of the bird anatomy
- the mantle
is a part of a terrestrial planet
or other rocky
body large enough
to have differentiation
by density. the interior
- the mantle
by the latin
word pallium meaning
mantle, robe or cloak, adjective
pallial) is a significant
part of the anatomy
- mickey charles mantle
(october 20, 1931 – august
13, 1995), nicknamed
the commerce comet
or the mick, was an american baseball center
- an incandescent
gas mantle, gas mantle
or welsbach mantle
is a device
for generating bright white light
by a flame.
- a mantle. (μανδύας, mandyas. church slavonic
: мантия, mantiya) is an ecclesiastical garment
in the form of a very full cape which extends
- in heraldry
tied to the helmet above
the shield. it forms
for the shield. mantling
- svg , external anatomy
of a bird (example: yellow-wattled lapwing
): 1 beak, 2 head, 3 iris, 4 pupil, 5 mantle, 6 lesser coverts
- a mantle
(from mantellum, the latin
term for a cloak
) is a type of loose garment usually
worn over indoor clothing
- ripe gamete
s (ova or sperm
from the gonad
s into the main coelom
and then exit into the mantle
cavity. the larva