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  1. mantle

    • IPA[ˈman(t)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a loose sleeveless cloak or shawl, worn especially by women;a covering of a specified sort
    • v.
      clothe in or as if in a mantle; cloak or envelop;(of blood) suffuse (the face)
    • verb: mantle, 3rd person present: mantles, gerund or present participle: mantling, past tense: mantled, past participle: mantled

    • noun: mantle, plural noun: mantles

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a loose sleeveless cloak or shawl, worn especially by women she was wrapped tightly in her mantle 同義詞 cloak, cape, shawl, wrap, stole, ... 更多
    • a covering of a specified sort the houses were covered with a thick mantle of snow 同義詞 covering, layer, blanket, sheet, veil, ... 更多
    • a bird's back, scapulars, and wing coverts, especially when of a distinctive color many gulls are all white except for dark gray mantle and wings
    • an outer or enclosing layer of tissue, especially (in mollusks, cirripedes, and brachiopods) a fold of skin enclosing the viscera and secreting the substance that produces the shell.
    • 2. an important role or responsibility that passes from one person to another the second son has now assumed his father's mantle 同義詞 role, burden, onus, duty, responsibility, ... 更多
    • 3. a fragile mesh cover fixed around a gas jet, kerosene wick, etc., to give an incandescent light when heated.
    • 4. the region of the earth's interior between the crust and the core, believed to consist of hot, dense silicate rocks (mainly peridotite) magmas erupted at mid-ocean ridges are derived from the upper mantle mantle rock
    • the corresponding part of another planetary body the lunar mantle

    動詞

    • 1. literary clothe in or as if in a mantle; cloak or envelop heavy mists mantled the forested slopes
    • archaic (of blood) suffuse (the face) a warm pink mounted to the girl's cheeks and mantled her brow
    • archaic (of the face) glow with a blush her rich face mantling with emotion
    • archaic (of a liquid) become covered with a head or froth the poison mantled in the bowl
    • 2. (of a bird of prey on the ground or on a perch) spread the wings and tail so as to cover captured prey the female Goshawk is feeding while mantling with spread wings over her prey
    • ph.
      (1931–95), US baseball player; full name Mickey Charles Mantle. He played for the New York ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a herbaceous European plant of the rose family, with lobed rounded leaves and inconspicuous ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[ˈmant(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      a loose sleeveless cloak or shawl, worn especially by women: she was wrapped tightly in her mantle
    • v.
      cloak or envelop: heavy mists mantled the forested slopes

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      variant spelling of mantel

    Oxford Dictionary

    • IPA[ˈman(t)l]

    美式

    • n.
      variant spelling of mantel

    Oxford American Dictionary