mantelpiece


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man·tel·piece

 (măn′tl-pēs′)
n. Chiefly Eastern & Southern US
See mantel.

mantelpiece

(ˈmæntəlˌpiːs)
n
1. (Architecture) Also called: mantel shelf or chimneypiece a shelf above a fireplace often forming part of the mantel
2. (Architecture) another word for mantel1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mantelpiece - shelf that projects from wall above fireplacemantelpiece - shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
fireplace, hearth, open fireplace - an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Translations
krbová římsařímsa nad krbem
kaminhylde
takan reunus
polica nad kaminom
kandallópárkány
arinhilla
マントルピース
벽난로 선반
židinio atbraila/lentyna
kamīna dzega/plaukts
rímsa nad kozubom
polica nad kaminom
spiselkrans
ชั้นที่อยู่เหนือเตาผิง
şömine rafışömine üstü
bệ lò sưởi

mantelpiece

[ˈmæntlpiːs] Nrepisa f (de chimenea)

mantelpiece

[ˈmæntəlpiːs] ncheminée f

mantelpiece

n (above fireplace) → Kaminsims nt or m; (around fireplace) → Kaminverkleidung or -einfassung f

mantelpiece

[ˈmæntlˌpiːs] nmensola del caminetto

mantelpiece

(ˈmӕntlpiːs) mantelshelf (ˈmӕntlʃelf) , mantel (ˈmӕntl) , noun
the shelf above a fireplace. She put the card on her mantelpiece.

mantelpiece

رَفُ فَوْقَ الْـمُسْتَوْقِد římsa nad krbem kaminhylde Kaminsims κορνίζα τζακιού repisa de la chimenea takan reunus chambranle polica nad kaminom caminiera マントルピース 벽난로 선반 mantelstuk peishylle obramowanie kominka cornija da lareira, lintel полка над камином spiselkrans ชั้นที่อยู่เหนือเตาผิง şömine rafı bệ lò sưởi 壁炉台
References in classic literature ?
I'll right it up in two minutes, for it only needs to have the hearth brushed, so--and the things made straight on the mantelpiece, so--and the books put here, and the bottles there, and your sofa turned from the light, and the pillows plumped up a bit.
Edna wished to see the letter, and Madame Lebrun told her to look for it either on the table or the dresser, or perhaps it was on the mantelpiece.
The more cases this goose grease is used in, the better luck it brings to the midwife, and so she keeps it upon her kitchen mantelpiece or stowed away in a cupboard with her dirty clothes, for months, and sometimes even for years.
I moved the wax flowers off the mantelpiece so they wouldn't melt, and put the shells, the coral, and the green stuffed bird on top of the what-not, so the children wouldn't ask to play with them.
John Knightley's, and was destined, if she could please herself, to hold a very honourable station over the mantelpiece.
It had formerly been Charlotte's, and over the mantelpiece still hung a landscape in coloured silks of her performance, in proof of her having spent seven years at a great school in town to some effect.
A new chapter in a novel is something like a new scene in a play; and when I draw up the curtain this time, reader, you must fancy you see a room in the George Inn at Millcote, with such large figured papering on the walls as inn rooms have; such a carpet, such furniture, such ornaments on the mantelpiece, such prints, including a portrait of George the Third, and another of the Prince of Wales, and a representation of the death of Wolfe.
Once more the little room, with its open corner cupboard, and its square-backed chairs, and its angular little staircase leading to the room above, and its three peacock's feathers displayed over the mantelpiece - I remember wondering when I first went in, what that peacock would have thought if he had known what his finery was doomed to come to - fades from before me, and I nod, and sleep.
Now all is polish, on which no yesterday's dust is ever allowed to rest, from the yard's width of oaken boards round the carpet, to the old Squire's gun and whips and walking-sticks, ranged on the stag's antlers above the mantelpiece.
So the swallow was brought in, all huddled and shivering; and although she was a little afraid at first, she soon got warmed up and sat on the edge of the mantelpiece and began to talk.
The ticking of the clock on the mantelpiece seemed to him to be dividing time into separate atoms of agony, each of which was too terrible to be borne.
And everything was broken, except the mantelpiece and the kitchen fender.