verb (used with object), man·tled, man·tling.
verb (used without object), man·tled, man·tling.
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Origin of mantle
OTHER WORDS FROM mantleun·man·tled, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mantlemantel, mantle
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Definition for mantle (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for mantle
He also scripted that song in the Lovers Rock film, so I grabbed the mantle and just ran with it.‘Lovers Rock’—The Story Behind The Music In Steve McQueen’s Tribute To Reggae|cmurray|November 28, 2020|Essence.com
One idea holds that plates are just a byproduct of burbling convection cells deep in the mantle.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
I think that’s the only thing missing on the mantle for me, personally.To see why Tina Charles is a future Hall of Famer, just watch her work off the court|Kareem Copeland|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
This 10-inch digital picture frame will fit right in on any mantle, bookshelf, or nightstand.Digital photo frames that make picture-perfect gifts|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
As one plate slides beneath another and sinks into the mantle, it transports carbon from the surface to the interior, a key part of the carbon cycle.Earth’s rarest diamonds form from primordial carbon in the mantle|Carolyn Gramling|September 14, 2020|Science News
We arrived to the din of a party in full swing: a band, multiple kegs of beer, dancing, foosball, and mantle diving.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Having tonally redefined rap, he was ready to claim the mantle of one of the greatest musical pioneers of all time.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Question those taking on the mantle of victimhood and you are immediately cast as some kind of aggressive, unfeeling oppressor.What the U-VA Rape Case Tells Us About a Victim Culture Gone Mad|Lizzie Crocker|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Somebody suggested [we give him] a $1,000 baseball signed by Mickey Mantle [in exchange for the URL],” Robinson told me.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew|Olivia Nuzzi|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even at the latter stages Simon and Ryan took over the mantle and it became a little dark.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.
The night at last had imposed herself on the singers, and they had sunk down to sleep under the mantle of her silence.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The earth had donned her mantle of brightest green, and shed her richest perfumes abroad.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
His mantle raised at the shoulder disclosed a muscular arm covered with circlets of gold.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
British Dictionary definitions for mantle
- a protective layer of epidermis in molluscs that secretes a substance forming the shell
- a similar structure in brachiopods