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Mantle

Definition

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

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