Noun Definition

mantle

1.Definition: (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

Related Noun(s):pallium

Category: General

2.Definition: a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter

Related Noun(s):cape

Category: Objects

3.Definition: anything that covers

Related Noun(s):blanket

Category: Objects

4.Definition: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

Related Noun(s):drapery, pall, drape, curtain

Category: Objects

5.Definition: shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

Related Noun(s):mantelpiece, mantel, mantlepiece, chimneypiece

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the cloak as a symbol of authority

"Place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders"

Category: General

7.Definition: the layer of the earth between the crust and the core

Category: Objects

8.Definition: United States baseball player (1931-1997)

Related Noun(s):mickey charles mantle, mickey mantle

Category: People