Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Mantle"

The meaning of "Mantle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит take up the mantle?
A: To assume a role of leadership that someone else once held.
Q: Что значит Fresh mantle of undisturbed snow.?

A cover of snow that has just fallen on the ground

A "mantle" is an old word for a coat or cloak
Q: Что значит mantle?
A: This word has several meanings.
1. a loose sleeveless cloak or shawl, worn especially by women. (I never hear this used in regular conversation, but it shows up in books).
"she wore a dark green velvet mantle"

2. an important role or responsibility that passes from one person to another.
"the second son has now assumed his father's mantle"
"the mantle of leadership"

3. Mantlepiece - The shelf above the fireplace.

Q: Что значит outer mantle?
A: The outer mantle is a layer of the Earth
Q: Что значит While above this lulling mantle of courtiers of stars brightly dance attendance on the queen-moon,beguiling from her hand her golden favor which sheds a saffron glow of blessing over all. ?
A: This reads like poetry, which is hard for most average people to understand. I don't know what "the lulling mantle" could be.
lull is a verb and can mean to put to sleep by soothing means or to soothe or to quiet.
A courtier was a person who was often in attendance to a king or other royal personage. I guess that here they mean the stars were dancing attendance on the moon.
This is the definition of "dance attendance":
to be obsequious in one's attentions or service; attend constantly:
He was given a larger office and several assistants to dance attendance on him.

Synonyms of "Mantle" and their differences

Q: В чем разница между mantle и cover ?
A: Mantle is for clothes and some objects. Cover is much more common.

Translations of "Mantle"

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? mantle
A: Manto sería en Español

Other questions about "Mantle"

Q: What does "risen to the mantle of the office." mean?

Romney, who is set to take office Thursday, criticized the President's character in a Washington Post op-ed Tuesday, saying that Trump's "conduct over the past two years, particularly his actions this month, is evidence that the President has not risen to the mantle of the office."
A: It is an expression, the phrase "risen up to the mantle" is just another way of saying "risen to the occasion." On its own, mantle means a ledge on a fireplace. This expression is not common, so do not worry about it too much!
Q: Usually mantles are dark, maid of knitted cotton material. это звучит нормально?
A: Made of not maid

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