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 ?
Her eye was caught by the photographs on the mantelpiece.
On either side of the yellow marble mantelpiece, in Louis XV.
When he came to the mantelpiece he shook his head and seemed distressed.
The still feebly flickering ashes in the grate, and the row of prim ornaments on the mantelpiece, were surely harmless enough.
Here was a Thursday morning in process of manufacture; each second was minted fresh by the clock upon 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.
Trent swung him out of the way - a single contemptuous turn of the wrist, and Da Souza reeled against the mantelpiece.
On the left was a large, deep fireplace, with a massive, overhanging oak mantelpiece.
Hunsden: I want a key there is on the corner of the mantelpiece.
Archer mounted the stairs, turned up the light, and put a match to the brackets on each side of the library mantelpiece.
She crossed her legs and leaned her back against the marble mantelpiece.
To the educated eye the dining-room, with its modern furniture and conservatory, its ancient walls and doors, and its lofty mantelpiece (neither very old nor very new), presents a startling, almost a revolutionary, mixture of the decorative workmanship of widely differing schools.