• (British, America) IPA: /ˈeɪ.pɹən/

apron (plural aprons)

  1. An article of clothing worn over the front of the torso and/or legs for protection from spills; also historically worn by Freemasons and as part of women's fashion.
  2. The short cassock ordinarily worn by English bishops.
  3. A hard surface bordering a structure or area.
    1. (aviation) The paved area of an airport, especially the area where aircraft park away from a terminal
    2. The spreading end of a driveway.
    3. The paved area below the yellow line on a race track.
    4. The loading, parking or roadway area immediately beside a railway station
    5. The portion of a stage extending towards the audience beyond the proscenium arch in a theatre.
    6. (pinball) A large decal toward the bottom of a pinball table.
  4. The sides of a tree's canopy.
  5. The cap of a cannon; a piece of lead laid over the vent to keep the priming dry.
  6. A removable cover for the passengers' feet and legs in an open horse carriage.
Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Fußsack

apron (aprons, present participle aproning; past and past participle aproned)

  1. (transitive) To cover with, or as if with, an apron.

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