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mantle

man·tle

mantle

 
pronunciation:
maen tl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a full, sleeveless cloak.
synonyms:
cape, cloak, cope
similar words:
burnoose, mantilla, pelisse, robe, shawl, tunic
definition 2: something that covers or conceals like a cloak.
the mantle of night
synonyms:
cloak, cover, shroud, veil
similar words:
blanket, clothing, curtain, disguise, envelope, mask, sheath
definition 3: variant of mantel.
definition 4: the layer of the earth that lies between the crust and the core.
definition 5: a nonflammable network of threads over a gas jet or kerosene wick that gives off a bright light when hot.
synonyms:
burner, wick
similar words:
filament
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mantled, mantles, mantling
definition: to cover, envelop, or conceal with, or as though with, a cloak.
synonyms:
blanket, cloak, cover, enshroud, envelop, veil
similar words:
clothe, curtain, drape, encircle, enfold, enwrap, occult, wrap
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to spread or become covered, as if with a cloak.
synonyms:
cloak with, cover with, envelop with
similar words:
drape
definition 2: to be suffused with color; blush or flush.
synonyms:
blush, color, flush, redden
definition 3: to be coated, as the surface of a liquid with foam or scum.
synonyms:
foam
similar words:
bubble, effervesce, fizz, sparkle
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The words mantle and mantel sound alike but have different meanings.
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