apron
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apron(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el delantal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a long day working in the kitchen, the cook took off her apron and went home.Después de un largo día trabajando en la cocina, la cocinera se quitó el delantal y se fue a casa.
The cook's apron was splattered with sauce.El delantal del cocinero estaba salpicado de salsa.
b. el mandil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a workman)
The blacksmith put on his apron and grabbed his hammer.El herrero se puso el mandil y agarró el martillo.
2. (aviation)
a. la plataforma de estacionamiento
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plane was on the apron but hadn't quite arrived to the gate.El avión estaba en la plataforma de estacionamiento, pero aún no había llegado a la puerta.
b. la pista de estacionamiento
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pilot hadn't received authorization to leave the apron for the runway.El piloto todavía no había sido autorizado para dejar la pista de estacionamiento y dirigirse a la pista de despegue.
3. (theater)
a. el proscenio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actor walked out onto the apron to deliver his soliloquy.El actor salió al proscenio para hacer su soliloquio.
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apron
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el delantal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a.
he's still tied to his mother's apron stringssigue pegado a las faldas de su madre
3. (aviation)
a. la área de estacionamiento
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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apron [ˈeɪprən]
noun
1 (garment) delantal (m); (workman's, mason's etc) mandil (m)
2 (Aer) plataforma (f) de estacionamiento
3 (Teat) proscenio (m)
modifier
apron stage (n) (Teat) escena (f) saliente
apron strings (n)
he's tied to his mother's/wife's apron strings está pegado a las faldas de su madre/esposa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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