AN AREA, TYPICALLY PAVED, AT THE JUNCTION OF TWO SURFACES ON THE SAME GRADE WHICH HAVE RELATED, BUT NOT IDENTICAL, USES. FOR EXAMPLE THE JUNCTURE OF A DRIVEWAY WITH THE STREET, A DRIVEWAY WITH A GARAGE ENTRANCE, A WALKWAY GRADUALLY WIDENING TO JOIN WITH A PATIO, AND SO FORTH.
A paved area, usually between a driveway and a street. Horizontal piece of trim beneath a window sill. Covering worn to hold tools and protect clothing. Panel behind a sink or lavatory. The front of a bathtub from the rim to the floor.
A lining of the bed of the channel upstream or downstream from a lined or restricted waterway. A floor or lining of concrete, rock, etc., to protect a surface from erosion such as the pavement below chutes, spillways, at the toes of dams, or along the toe of bank protection.
(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 fairway area close to and in front of the putting green, adjoining the putting green collar. This area is normally mowed at fairway height but sometimes is mowed slightly closer. bacteria A large, widely distributed group of typically one-celled microorganisms, chiefly parasitic or saprophytic. Some bacteria are disease producing; many are active in processes such as the conversion of dead organic matter into soluble food for plants and the fixing of atmospheric nitrogen. ball mark A depression and/or a tear in the putting green surface made by the impact of a golf ball.
The part of the stage located in front of the proscenium; the forwardmost portion of the stage. The apron was used extensively in the English Restoration period, from whence the term comes. Today, it is usually called the forestage.
The burlap or canvas apron is the part of the rocker that is stretched across a frame, at an incline, beneath the hopper. It traps the fine particles of gold as they fall through the perforated holes of the hopper's bottom.
A structural part of furniture. The downward extension below what would normally be the bottom edge. It is purely decorative or, as in a close chair, hiding something unattractive. In tables, it is the piece just under the top, connecting the legs. In chairs, it is beneath the seat. The apron is sometimes called "skirt."
A structural component of furniture, the apron is the horizontal piece of wood below the chair seat, connecting the legs beneath the table top, or along the base of a case frame. Another name for an apron is a skirt.
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.
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.
A sleevless-garment covering part of the front of the body and tied at the waist to protect a person's clothing, commonly used in the kitchen. HBC notes that computer tranlatiions often translate foreihn words for smocks into apron.
An apron is an outer protective garment that covers primarily the front of the body. It may be worn for hygienic reasons as well as in order to protect clothes from wear and tear. The apron is commonly part of the uniform of several work categories, including waitresses, nurses, and domestic workers.
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.