Mantle Plume

Science / Geology / Mantle Plume: A rising mass of hot mantle material that can create an area of volcanic activity in the center of a lithospheric plate.

Other Words for Mantle

Mantle Verb Synonyms: cloak, cape, wrap, shawl, pelisse, pelerine
Mantle Noun Synonyms: cover, clothe, envelop, surround, encircle, shroud, veil, screen, obscure, cloak, conceal, hide, mask, wrap, disguise
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Plume

Health / Disease / Plume: A volume of a substance that moves from its source to places farther away from the source. Plumes can be described by the volume of air or water they occupy and the direction they move. For example, a MORE

Nom De Plume

Entertainment / Literature / Nom De Plume: Another term for a pen name. The word indicates a fictitious name that a writer employs to conceal his or her identity. For example, Samuel Clemens used the nom de plume 'Mark Twain.' William Sydney P MORE

Mantle Plume

Science / Geology / Mantle Plume: A rising mass of hot mantle material that can create an area of volcanic activity in the center of a lithospheric plate. MORE

Mantle

Science / Biology / Mantle: In mollusks, a membranous or muscular structure that surrounds the visceral mass and secretes a shell if one is present. MORE

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