Meaning of “apron” in the English Dictionary

"apron" in British English

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apronnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeɪ.prən/ us /ˈeɪ.prən/

apron noun [ C ] (AIRPORT)

the part of an airport in which aircraft are turned around or goods are put onto them

apron noun [ C ] (THEATRE)

also apron stage part of a stage in a theatre that is in front of the curtain

(Definition of “apron” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"apron" in American English

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apronnoun [ C ]

us /ˈeɪ·prən/

a piece of clothing worn over the front of other clothes to keep them clean when doing a dirty or messy job, esp. cooking

(Definition of “apron” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)