Definition of MANTLES

noun : MANTLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the cloak as a symbol of authority; "place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the layer of the earth between the crust and the core ;

  • 5. (

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

verb : MANTLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) spread over a surface, like a mantle ;

  • 2. (

    ) cover like a mantle; "The ivy mantles the building" ;


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