the cloak as a symbol of authority
"place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders"
Mantle, Mickey Mantle, Mickey Charles Mantlenoun
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
mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, chimneypiecenoun
shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
"in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pallnoun
hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
spread over a surface, like a mantle
cover like a mantle
"The ivy mantles the building"
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be suffused (said of blood rushing to the face)
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How to use mantle in a sentence?
That iconic revolutionary figure is gone, while the appeal of this type of leader may not be gone, there is no one to inherit Castro’s mantle.
I'll tell you what, I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck Schumer of New York, so I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not going to blame you for it.
What one says as a businessman who has not had TS/SCI clearance and sat in the situation room, or what one says on the campaign trail in a politically charged environment for a year, is incredibly different to the perspective you may have after you take on the mantle of the commander-in-chief, and you are the person responsible for the safety of all Americans, that's what experience tells us, and to judge based on statements they made when they were not in that position of responsibility.
From this mapping emerged the picture of Greater Adria, and several smaller continental blocks too, which now form parts of Romania, North Turkey or Armenia, for example, the deformed remnants of the top few kilometers of Greater Adria can still be seen in the mountain ranges. The rest of the piece of continental plate, which was about 100 km thick, plunged under Southern Europe into the earth's mantle, where we can still trace it with seismic waves up to a depth of 1,500 kilometers.
We already drilled and have taken some samples from the ocean floor but (only) from the top, (We want) to dig from the ocean floor to the deep pristine mantle.
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- Mantel, Erdmantel, Hirnrinde, Glühstrumpf, Umhüllung, Rinde, HülleGerman
- mantelo, termanteloEsperanto
- vaippa, aivokuori, sukka, mantia, hehkusukka, peite, miehustaFinnish
- cleòcScottish Gaelic
- マント, マントルJapanese
- 망토, 맨틀Korean
- mantel, aardmantelDutch
- manta, mantieRomanian
- манто́, калильная сетка, мантияRussian
- áo choàngVietnamese
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