another name for plume (sense 6)
- Mantle radiotherapy
mantle radiotherapy n. The use of radiotherapy with protection of uninvolved radiosensitive structures or organs.
noun, Physical Geography. 1. the layer of disintegrated and decomposed rock fragments, including soil, just above the solid rock of the earth’s crust; regolith.
[man-tl] /ˈmæn tl/ noun 1. a loose, sleeveless cloak or cape. 2. something that covers, envelops, or conceals: the mantle of darkness. 3. Geology. the portion of the earth, about 1800 miles (2900 km) thick, between the crust and the core. Compare 1 (def 10), (def 6). 4. Zoology. a single or paired outgrowth of […]
[mant-lit] /ˈmænt lɪt/ noun, Military. 1. (def 2).