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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 apron /ˈeprən, pɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 apron /ˈeprən, pɝn/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·pron n.
 1. An article of dress, of cloth, leather, or other stuff, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes clean, to defend them from injury, or as a covering. It is commonly tied at the waist by strings.
 2. Something which by its shape or use suggests an apron; as, (a) The fat skin covering the belly of a goose or duck. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. (b) A piece of leather, or other material, to be spread before a person riding on an outside seat of a vehicle, to defend him from the rain, snow, or dust; a boot.  “The weather being too hot for the apron.” --Hughes. (c) Gun. A leaden plate that covers the vent of a cannon. (d) Shipbuilding A piece of carved timber, just above the foremost end of the keel. --Totten. (e) A platform, or flooring of plank, at the entrance of a dock, against which the dock gates are shut. (f) A flooring of plank before a dam to cause the water to make a gradual descent. (g) Mech. The piece that holds the cutting tool of a planer. (h) Plumbing A strip of lead which leads the drip of a wall into a gutter; a flashing. (i) Zool. The infolded abdomen of a crab.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about
           the waist and worn to protect your clothing
      2: (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green
      3: the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and
         the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain) [syn: proscenium,
      4: a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    found in the Authorized Version in Gen. 3:7, of the bands of
    fig-leaves made by our first parents. In Acts 19:12, it denotes
    the belt or half-girdle worn by artisans and servants round the
    waist for the purpose of preserving the clothing from injury. In
    marg. of Authorized Version, Ruth 3:15, correctly rendered
    instead of "vail." (R.V., "mantle.")