Übersetzung von “mantle” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈmæn.təl/ us /ˈmæn.t̬əl/

formal the responsibilities of an important position or job, especially as given from the person who had the job to the person who replaces them

She unsuccessfully attempted to assume the mantle of the presidency.
He has been asked to take on the mantle of managing director in the New York office.

literary a layer of something that covers a surface

A thick mantle of snow lay on the ground.
We watched the building vanish under a mantle of thick smoke as the fire swiftly moved through it.

specialized geology the part of the earth that surrounds the central core

manto, sima

in the past, a piece of clothing without sleeves that was worn over other clothes


(Übersetzung von “mantle” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈmæntəl/

an important job or responsibility, especially one that is passed from one person to another

He took on the mantle of Managing Director.

(literary) a layer of something that covers a surface or area

During the winter months the high peaks of Lochaber are covered in a mantle of snow and ice.

a loose sleeveless piece of clothing, worn over other clothes, especially by women in the past.

túnica, toga

(also gas mantle) a cover that is placed over the flame of a gas lamp in order to make it shine brightly.

manguitos de incandescencia

(geology) the region of the Earth that lies deep below the surface between the crust and the core

The Earth’s mantle is mostly composed of silicate rocks that are rich in iron and magnesium.

(Übersetzung von “mantle” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)