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Related to mantel: mantel shelf
facing of a fireplace; a shelf above: Put the clock on the mantel.
Not to be confused with:
mantle – a cloak; something that conceals: the mantle of darkness
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man·telalso man·tle (măn′tl)
1. An ornamental facing around a fireplace. Also called regionally mantelpiece.
2. The protruding shelf over a fireplace. Also called regionally mantelpiece, mantelshelf, fireboard.
[Middle English mantel (as in mantiltre, beam over fireplace opening, perhaps from its use for drying wet clothing); see manteltree.]
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mantel(ˈmæntəl) or less commonly
1. (Architecture) a wooden or stone frame around the opening of a fireplace, together with its decorative facing
2. (Architecture) Also called: mantelshelf a shelf above this frame
[C15: from French, variant of mantle]
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or man•tle(ˈmæn tl)
1. a construction framing the opening of a fireplace and usu. covering part of the chimney breast in a decorative manner.
2. Also called mantelshelf. a shelf above a fireplace opening.Also called man′tel•piece`, man′tle•piece` (-ˌpis)
[1510–20; sp. variant of mantle]
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|Noun||1.||mantel - 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
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římsa nad krbem
polica nad kaminom
bệ lò sưởi
mantel→ 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
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