AskDefine | Define mantel

Dictionary Definition

mantel n : shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece" [syn: mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, chimneypiece]

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see Mantel



  1. the shelf above a fireplace which may be also a structural support for the masonry of the chimney

Related terms



  1. coat (an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms)


Extensive Definition

For other uses, see Mantel (disambiguation)''.
Mantel is a municipality in the district of Neustadt in Bavaria in Germany.
mantel in German: Mantel (Markt)
mantel in Esperanto: Mantel (Supra Palatinato)
mantel in Italian: Mantel
mantel in Dutch: Mantel (Markt)
mantel in Polish: Mantel
mantel in Portuguese: Mantel
mantel in Romanian: Mantel (Markt)
mantel in Russian: Мантель (Маркт)
mantel in Volapük: Mantel
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