Mantle

1. Impermeable layer over a reservoir, the mantle prevents the hydrocarbons contained in it from migrating to other rocks.
2. The Earth`s Mantle is the part of the Earth between the crust and the core.

mantle

  1. the cloak as a symbol of authority
  2. United States baseball player (1931-1997)
  3. the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
  4. anything that covers
  5. (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
  6. shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
  7. hanging cloth used as a blind
  8. a sleeveless garment like a cl......

    mantle

    The middle layer of the Earth, lying just below the crust and consisting of relatively dense rocks. The mantle is divided into two sections, the upper mantle and the lower mantle; the lower mantle has greater density than the upper mantle. See also core and crust.
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    Mantle

    To spread the wings when feeding, orig OE: mantel = cloak
    Found on https://sites.google.com/site/breckfalconry/glossary

    Mantle

    when a hawk covers its food with its wings in an attempt to protect its meal.
    Found on http://operationdeltaduck.com/blog/falconry-glossary/

    mantle

    (man´tәl) an enveloping structure or layer, especially the brain mantle, or pallium.
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    Mantle

    (of Earth) The main bulk of the Earth, between the crust and the core, ranging from depths of about 40 to 3470 kilometers. It is composed of dense silicate rocks and divided into a number of concentric shells. Under Eastern Canada, it can be found at around 40 km depth.
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    mantle

    [n] - United States baseball player (1931-1997) 2. [n] - the layer of the earth between the crust and the core 3. [n] - the cloak as a symbol of authority 4. [n] - (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell 5. [v] - spread over a surface, like a mantle 6. [...
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    Mantle

    • (n.) Same as Mantling. • (n.) The back of a bird together with the folded wings. • (v. i.) To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; -- said of hawks. Also used figuratively. • (n.) The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace, above the hearth. • (n.) A mantel. See Mantel. • (n.) A loose garment to be worn ...
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    mantle

    pallium noun (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
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    Mantle

    [API] Mantle is a low-level rendering API targeted at 3D video games. Mantle was originally developed by AMD in cooperation with DICE starting in 2013. Mantle was designed as an alternative to Direct3D and OpenGL, primarily for use on personal computers, although suitable hardware is fully available in the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. ==...
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    Mantle

    [clothing] A mantle (from mantellum, the Latin term for a cloak) is a type of loose garment usually worn over indoor clothing to serve the same purpose as an overcoat. Technically, the term describes a long, loose cape-like cloak worn from the 12th to the 16th century and during the American Civil War by both sexes, although by the 19th cen...
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    Mantle

    [mollusc] The mantle (also known by the Latin word pallium meaning mantle, robe or cloak, adjective pallial) is a significant part of the anatomy of molluscs: it is the dorsal body wall which covers the visceral mass and usually protrudes in the form of flaps well beyond the visceral mass itself. In many, but by no means all, species of mol...
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    mantle

    [Noun] A layer that covers the surface.
    Example: The storms had left a mantle of snow on the ground.
    Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/

    Mantle

    [vesture] A mantle (μανδύας, mandyas; Church Slavonic: мантия, mantiya) is an ecclesiastical garment in the form of a very full cape that extends to the floor, joined at the neck, that is worn over the outer garments. In the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Eastern Catholic churches, the mantle is a monastic garment worn by bish...
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    Mantle

    Man'tle intransitive verb 1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; -- said of hawks. Also used figuratively. « Ne is there hawk which mantleth on her perch.» Spenser. « Or tend his sparhawk mantling in her mew.» Bp. Hall. &#x...
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    Mantle

    Man'tle noun [ Middle English mantel , Old French mantel , French manteau , from Latin mantellum , mantelum , a cloth, napkin, cloak, mantle (cf. mantele , mantile , towel, napkin); probably from manus hand + the root of tela cloth. See...
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    Mantle

    Man'tle transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Mantled ; present participle & verbal noun Mantling .] To cover or envelop, as with a mantle; to cloak; to hide; to disguise. Shak.
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    mantle

    1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. 'Ne is there hawk which mantleth on her perch.' (Spenser) 'Or tend his sparhawk mantling in her mew.' (Bp. Hall) 'My frail fancy fed with full delight. Doth bathe in bliss, and mantleth most at ease.' (Spenser) ... 2. To spread out; said of wings. 'The swan...
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    Mantle

    a behavior of raptors characterized by spreading the wings and tail; often to defend food
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22220

    MANTLE

    A bird of prey covering its food with its wings and tail.
    Found on http://raptoriduk.tripod.com/glossary_of_terms.htm

    Mantle

    A mantle is a loose, sleeveless, circular cloak formerly worn by men and now more usually by women. The circular mantle with a collar appears to have originated in Spain and spread throughout Europe by the 17th century.
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    Mantle

    A rock layer, about 2,894 kilometers thick, between the Earth's crust and core. Like the crust, the upper part of the mantle is relatively brittle. Together, the upper brittle part of the mantle and the crust form tectonic plates.
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    Mantle

    area between the back and the nape.
    Found on https://www.britishbirdlovers.co.uk/identifying-birds/glossary-of-bird-part

    Mantle

    as in mollusks, such as the black abalone, the mantle is a thin layer of tissue that covers most of the organs and produces the shell
    Found on http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/glossary.htm
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