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apron

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air, Theatre
aprona‧pron /ˈeɪprən/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 DFCa piece of clothing that covers the front part of your clothes and is tied around your waist, worn to keep your clothes clean, especially while cooking2 apron strings3 TTA technical the hard surface in an airport on which planes are turned around, loaded, unloaded etc4 technical (also apron stage)APT the part of the stage in a theatre that is in front of the curtain
Examples from the Corpus
apronHe'd had time to wash his hands and take off his rubber gloves and apron.It's as if somebody put June Cleaver's pearl necklace and apron on Madonna.Sarah finished the washing-up and, taking off her apron, folded it and placed it in one of the table drawers.She took off her apron and went upstairs from the basement to suggest the extravagance to Irena.Our dive bombers found numerous carrier-type aircraft lined up on the apron of the field and quickly set them ablaze.One of the cooks came in, judging by the white apron.
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