Definition of Lower mantle

1. Noun. The deeper part of the mantle.

Generic synonyms: Layer
Group relationships: Mantle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Mantle

lower heating value
lower house
lower houses
lower hybrid waves
lower ivy
lower jaw
lower jawbone
lower lateral cutaneous nerve of arm
lower leaf zone
lower lid
lower limb
lower limit
lower limits
lower lip
lower lobe of lung
lower mantle (current term)
lower motor neuron
lower motor neuron dysarthria
lower motor neuron lesion
lower nephron nephrosis
lower nodal extrasystole
lower oesophageal sphincter
lower oneself
lower quartile
lower rank
lower respiratory infection
lower respiratory tract
lower respiratory tract smear
lower segment cesarian section
lower semi-continuous

Literary usage of Lower mantle

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1. A Manual of the Mollusca: Being a Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells by Samuel Peckworth Woodward, Ralph Tate (1880)
"... as in • Dorsal reive, with the animal, eeen by removing the mantle. t The animal as seen on the removal of part of the lower mantle-lobe; the ci trym •. ..."

2. Optical Corrections in the Sculpture of Donatello by Robert Munman (1985)
"... /or the large and seemingly uncontrolled folds of the lower mantle are trans formed by foreshortening into a wide visual base for the entire figure. ..."

3. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1882)
"... sexes distinct ; «>\:ir\ extending into the substance of the lower mantle- lobe. "There is no relationship of affinity between Anomia and ..."

4. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1884)
"... ovary extending into the substance of the lower mantle- lobe. " There is no relationship of affinity between Anomia and Terebratula, ..."

5. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1893)
"Differs from the male in having the lower mantle, back, rump, scapulars, aud outer secondaries mostly blackish brown, barred and indistinctly mottled with ..."

6. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1855)
"The pallia! trunk is the largest; it soon divides to supply the upper and lower mantle-lobes of its own side : the course of that distributed upon the ..."

7. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1854)
"d, lower mantle ; e, e', e", arrows showing currents eu- tering the cavity of the mantle (I); the arrow (0 also marks the food-bearing currents tending ..."

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