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apron

1. the part of a stage extending in front of the curtain line; forestage
2. a hard-surfaced area in front of or around an aircraft hangar, terminal building, etc., upon which aircraft can stand
3. a continuous conveyor belt composed usually of slats linked together
4. a protective plate screening the operator of a machine, artillery piece, etc.
5. a ground covering of concrete or other material used to protect the underlying earth from water erosion
6. Geology a sheet of sand, gravel, etc., deposited at the front of a moraine
7. Golf the part of the fairway leading onto the green
8. Machinery the housing for the lead screw gears of a lathe

Apron

A flat piece of trim below the interior sill of a window, limited to the width of the window.

Apron

 

the pervious part of the channel shoring in the tail water of a spillway, usually designed to connect a water apron with the channel and to protect the channel from erosion; it sometimes also serves to damp pulsations and to equalize and reduce the velocities of the water flow. The part of the apron that abuts the water apron is in the form of a thick cover of individual concrete slabs and blocks, concrete and reinforced-concrete revetments (slabs connected by a flexible reinforcement), or cribs filled with rock. The end part is made of more pliant elements, such as gabions, fascines, and rock fill.

What does it mean when you dream about an apron?

Aprons were formerly associated with certain masculine occupations such as blacksmithing, but in contemporary society they are almost always associated with the kitchen and the female domestic sphere: mother, home and cooking. Apron strings have the less positive connotations of being “tied” to the home, one’s mother, or wife.

apron

[′ā·prən]
(aerospace engineering)
A protective device specially designed to cover an area surrounding the fuel inlet on a rocket or spacecraft.
(building construction)
A board on an interior wall beneath a windowsill.
The vertical rear panel of a sink attached to a wall.
A section of a concrete slab extending beyond the face of a building on adjacent ground. Also known as skirt; skirting.
A vertical panel installed behind a sink or lavatory.
(civil engineering)
A hard-surfaced area, usually paved, adjacent to a ship or the like, used to park, load, unload, or service vehicles.
A covering of a material such as concrete or timber over soil to prevent erosion by flowing water, as at the bottom of a dam.
A concrete or wooden shield that is situated along the bank of a river, along a sea wall, or below a dam.
In a railroad system, a bridge structure that carries tracks and is hinged to land for connecting the deck of a railroad-car ferry to the shore.
(geology)
(hydrology)
ram
(mechanical engineering)
A plate serving to protect or cover a machine.
(mining engineering)
A canvas-covered frame set at such an angle in the miner's rocker that the gravel and water passing over it are carried to the head of the machine.
(ordnance)
That portion of the superior slope of a parapet or the interior slope of a pit designed to protect the slopes against blast.
The hinged portion of a shield.
A removal screen of camouflage material placed over or in front of artillery guns.

apron

1. A flat broad piece of finished lumber or trim placed directly under a windowsill.
2. A flat piece of wood mounted under the base of a cabinet.
3. Same as counterflashing.
4. Same as apron flashing.
5. Paneling on the exterior of a building which serves as a protection against weather or as a decorative feature.
6. That portion of a concrete slab which extends beyond the face of a building on adjacent ground, as the extension of a garage floor.
7. A vertical panel at the back of a sink or lavatory.
8. In a theater, that part of a stage which projects into the audience area beyond the proscenium and curtain line; a forestage.

apron

A defined area on a land aerodrome intended to accommodate aircraft for loading or unloading passengers, mail, or cargo; refueling; parking; or maintenance (ICAO). With regard to seaplanes, a ramp is used to access the apron from the water. Also known as a tarmac, flight line, and a ramp.
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35 mm lead apron when within 1 m of the X-ray source.
Lead aprons cannot effectively stop primary beam photons.
In other words, if the primary beam is pointed directly at an individual, the radiation will penetrate the lead apron to a greater or lesser extent, depending on the thickness of the lead.
In addition, they take full precautions to limit dental care patients' exposure to any radiation, including using lead aprons and thyroid guards and using digital X-rays only when necessary.
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Lead aprons protect technologists who must remain in the examination room with the patient.
Although the hefty lead aprons worn by patients undergoing X-ray procedures can make them feel more securely shielded, such garments can tire and strain medical professionals who must wear them all day.
The most common method used by healthcare professionals to protect against radiation exposure while in the electrophysiology lab is the wearing of lead aprons and protective gear.
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