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 ?
The red berries were just as abundant on the holly, and he and Maggie had dressed all the windows and mantlepieces and picture-frames on Christmas eve with as much taste as ever, wedding the thick-set scarlet clusters with branches of the black-berried ivy.
If she only had a servant or two it would be all right," said Amy, coming out of the parlor, where she had been trying to decide whether the bronze Mercury looked best on the whatnot or the mantlepiece.
At that moment, the clock on the mantlepiece gave its warning click and the first stroke of twelve struck.
If you want to do some writing, that's the top of the desk on end against the mantlepiece.
Tell her, fair cousin, that 'tis no longer the fashion, and that the hinge (gond) and the laurel (laurier) embroidered on her robe give her the air of a walking mantlepiece.