Dictionary » A » Aprons

Aprons

Apron

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, The fat skin covering the belly of a goose or duck. 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. .

The infolded abdomen of a crab.

Origin: oe. Napron, OF. Naperon, f. Napperon, dim. Of OF. Nape, f. Nappe, cloth, tablecloth, LL. Napa, fr. L. Mappa, napkin, table napkin. See map.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Fungi Culture

... procedures to protect both themselves and their patients from spread of infectious diseases. The use of such protective barriers as gloves, gowns, aprons, masks or protective eyewear can reduce the risk of exposure of the health care worker to potentially infective materials. All medical staff ...

See entire post
by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:38 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungi Culture
Replies: 3
Views: 8800


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,026 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link