mantle

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1 mantle /ˈmæntl̟/ noun
plural mantles
1 mantle
/ˈmæntl̟/
noun
plural mantles
Learner's definition of MANTLE
[count]
: a loose piece of clothing without sleeves that was worn over other clothes especially in the past : cloak
literary : something that covers or surrounds something else + of
formal : the position of someone who has responsibility or authority
technical : the middle layer of the Earth that is between the top crust and the inner core
2 mantle /ˈmæntl̟/ verb
mantles; mantled; mantling
2 mantle
/ˈmæntl̟/
verb
mantles; mantled; mantling
Learner's definition of MANTLE
[+ object] formal + literary
: to cover or surround (something) usually used as (be) mantled
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