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man·tel·piece

 (măn′tl-pēs′)
n. Chiefly Eastern & Southern US
See mantel.
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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
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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
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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)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mantelpiece

[ˈmæntəlpiːs] ncheminée f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mantelpiece

n (above fireplace) → Kaminsims nt or m; (around fireplace) → Kaminverkleidung or -einfassung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mantelpiece

[ˈmæntlˌpiːs] nmensola del caminetto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mantelpiece

(ˈmӕntlpiːs) mantelshelf (ˈmӕntlʃelf) , mantel (ˈmӕntl) , noun
the shelf above a fireplace. She put the card on her mantelpiece.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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References in classic literature ?
Her eye was caught by the photographs on the mantelpiece. She began to examine them.
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. She strained her ears and could just hear, far off, the hoot of a motor-car and the rush of wheels coming nearer and dying away again, and the voices of men crying old iron and vegetables in one of the poorer streets at the back of the house.
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. He held out his hand to Monty and they left the room together.
On the left was a large, deep fireplace, with a massive, overhanging oak mantelpiece. Beside the fireplace was a heavy oaken chair with arms and cross-bars at the bottom.
"You'll not meddle with trade again?" said he, leaning his elbow on the mantelpiece.
Archer mounted the stairs, turned up the light, and put a match to the brackets on each side of the library mantelpiece. The curtains were drawn, and the warm friendly aspect of the room smote him like that of a familiar face met during an unavowable errand.
I don't suppose that we shall get on, but still the intention is equally good." She crossed her legs and leaned her back against the marble mantelpiece.
On the left side also is the ample fireplace, surmounted by its marble mantelpiece, carved in the profusely and confusedly ornate style of eighty years since.