Definitions for "apron "
The paved portion of the track between the race surface and the infield.
The portion of the race track that separates at the infield from the banked racing surface.
A. Low, flat edge of the racetrack, used in case of emergency. B. Garment worn during Grilling experience in the infield.
Keywords:  sill, stool, windowsill, trim, chute
a decorated piece of wood around and below a shelf
A trim board mounted flat against an interior wall, directly under a window.
Layers of stone, concrete or other material to protect the toe of a structure such as a seawall.
Keywords:  fairway, fringe, mowed, grass, collar
The grass around the putting green that is longer than the green but shorter than the fairway.
(also called "collar, fringe, frog hair") the short grass that separates the putting green from rough or fairway Example: Though I missed the green with my approach shot the ball was just on the apron/fringe/collar/frog hair.
The fringe (area of short grass) surrounding the green, separating the green from the fairway.
Part of the stage that protrudes down stage of the proscenium, towards the audience. Also known as forestage or thrust.
The forestage extending into the auditorium beyond the proscenium arch. Usually at stage level but sometimes built lower.
The front part of a kilt
Keywords:  chair, skirt, tub, bathtub, frill
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.
A length of wood found beneath the bottom framing of a drawer, table top, chair seat etc. usually shaped and often decorated.
In furniture this term refers to the horizontal section between the legs of a chair, table or stand of a cabinet. It may be shaped, carved or pierced.
A prepared area near the hangars on an aerodrome, usually made with a hard surface, designed to facilitate the manoeuvering of aeroplanes on the ground.
The portion of a wharf lying between the water's edge and the transit shed.
Excess skin in the stomach area that hangs down towards the groin area.
The infolded abdomen of a crab.
Abdomen of a crab, which is folded under the body; male's is shaped like the Washington Monument or an inverted Y. An immature female's is triangular (pyramid shaped) and mature female's is semicircular, like the dome of the capitol building.
Posterior region of the crab abdomen that is folded under the body, useful in identifying gender
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.
worn by women from all era's. A short or long covering to protect clothing from getting dirty.
Domestic or industrial utility garment, worn outside other clothes to protect them.
White space added to margins of text area on a page to accommodate a foldout
additional white space allowed in the margins of text and illustrations when forming a foldout.
The white area of text (or illustrations) at the margins which form a foldout.
Keywords:  keel, cannon, vent, leaden, timber
A leaden plate that covers the vent of a cannon.
A piece of carved timber, just above the foremost end of the keel.
A piece of timber fixed behind the lower part of the stern, just above the fore end of the keel. A covering that protects the vent or lock of a cannon agains rain and dirt.
A platform, or flooring of plank, at the entrance of a dock, against which the dock gates are shut.
A flooring of plank before a dam to cause the water to make a gradual descent.
A slab of concrete extending beyond the entrance to a building, particularly at an entrance for vehicular traffic.
A device to protect a river bank or river bed against scour; a shield.
A pad of non-erosive material designed to prevent scour holes developing at the outlet ends of culverts, outlet pipes, grade stabilization structures, and other water control devices.
The mountable portion of the central island of a roundabout that is adjacent to the circulatory roadway. An apron is generally required on smaller roundabouts to accommodate the wheel tracking of large vehicles.
a gentle slope, with a generally smooth surface, particularly found around groups of islands and seamounts APNU
Keywords:  felt, outer, perimeter, tabletop, table
The outer perimeter of the table lay-out (felt).
The outer edge of the felt table layout
The rail around the table found under the tabletop.
Keywords:  libmpeg, aalib, mpeg, ascii, video
apron is an ASCII MPEG video player based on aalib and libmpeg
The piece that holds the cutting tool of a planer.
A 1/2" thick x 8" high piece of the same material and finish as the cabinet interior used to conceal plumbling, etc.
Keywords:  cab, goose, duck, belly, locomotive
The fat skin covering the belly of a goose or duck.
Overlapping deck between the cab and a tender; Hinged covering above locomotive and tender connection.
A conveyor chain that moves the material in a manure spreader.
Keywords:  beast, buckets, spilling, arriving, arc
Arc of stone or wooden placed behind a pitch back or beast shot water wheel to prevent water from spilling from the buckets of the water wheel before arriving at the lowest point of the fall.
That portion of a lathe carriage that contains the clutches, gears, and levers for moving the carriage. It also protects the mechanism. See also: Lathes. Search for lathe books on
Keywords:  stringer, see
Keywords:  bibs, ladies, silver, gold, period
during this period, usually made for ladies in silver or gold for ladies with no bibs.
Keywords:  flange, see
see flange.
Extra space at the binding edge of a fold-out, usually on a French fold, which allows folding and tipping without interfering with the copy
the lower edge of a piece of furniture
Keywords:  brace, see
See Brace.
Keywords:  gutter, drip, flashing, strip, leads
A strip of lead which leads the drip of a wall into a gutter; a flashing.
Keywords:  fastened, legs, base, frame, above
link A frame around the base of a table to which the top and legs are fastened.
" above Base / Legs
A device used to control the movement of fibres in a drafting system. It is more common to utilize two aprons (double apron drafting).
Keywords:  shoulder, hard
Hard shoulder.
Keywords:  suggests, something, shape
Something which by its shape or use suggests an apron;
Keywords:  platform, see
See Platform.