mantle

mantle(
mahn
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tuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (clothing)
a. el manto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The nobleman was wearing a mantle over an embroidered tunic.El noble llevaba un manto sobre una túnica bordada.
2. (covering)
a. el manto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Aboard the train to Madrid, all I could see was a mantle of fog covering the countryside.En el tren a Madrid, lo único que veía era un manto de niebla cubriendo el campo.
b. la capa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The park was covered in a mantle of snow after the blizzard.El parque estaba cubierto por una capa de nieve después de la tormenta.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(responsibility)
a. el cargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Very little has changed since the new president assumed the mantle of leadership.Muy poco ha cambiado desde que el nuevo presidente asumió el cargo de líder.
b. la responsabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sally took on the mantle of motherhood when her sister died and left her children in her care.Sally asumió la responsabilidad de la maternidad cuando su hermana murió y le dejó a sus hijos a su cargo.
4. (gas lamp)
a. la camisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When we went camping, we took extra mantles for the lantern in case they became damaged.Cuando fuimos de camping, llevamos unas camisas adicionales para la linterna por si se dañaban.
b. el manguito incandescente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The gas mantle reached its peak of popularity in the last decade of the 19th century.Los manguitos incandescentes llegaron a su apogeo de popularidad en la última década del siglo XIX.
5. (geology)
a. el manto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The Earth's mantle is about 2,000 kilometers thick in most places.El manto de la Tierra tiene un grosor de alrededor de 2,000 kilómetros en la mayoría de los lugares.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to cover)
a. cubrir
The smoke from the forest fire mantled the area for miles around.El humo del incendio forestal cubrió la zona en varias millas a su alrededor.
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mantle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of lava, snow)
a. la manto m, capa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of gas lamp)
a. el camisa f, manguito incandescente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (cloak)
a. la capa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
4. (fig)
a.
to take on the mantle of officeasumir las responsabilidades del puesto
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mantle [ˈmæntl]
noun
1 (layer) capa (f); (blanket) manto (m)
a mantle of snow una capa de nieve
2 (gas mantle) manguito (m) incandescente; camisa (f) incandescente
3 (cloak) manto (m)
4
he accepted the mantle of leader asumió el liderazgo; aceptó el cargo de líder; the mantle of responsibility la plena responsabilidad
WITH the death of his father last week, the new Lord Spencer seems to be taking up the mantle of responsibility
transitive verb
cubrir;in de; envolver;in en;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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