aprons


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aprons

outer garments made of lead rubber of a thickness of 0.25-0.5 mm lead equivalent which are worn to prevent x-irradiation of the operator.
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It was a wonderful experience standing inside the building with Emma Jane's apron wound about her hair; wonderful to feel that when she leaned her head against the bars they seemed to turn to cold iron; that her eyes were no longer Rebecca Randall's but mirrored something of Charlotte Corday's hapless woe.
As a preparatory initiation ordeal he had to parade the principal business streets of Kingsport for a whole day wearing a sunbonnet and a voluminous kitchen apron of gaudily flowered calico.
I've got my patchwork scissors in my apron pocket fortunately," said Anne.
The nurse, a comfortable looking Griffe woman in white apron and cap, was urging her to return to her bedroom.
She held me there a moment, then whisked up her apron again with her detached hand.
Then she sprang away and ran around and around the desks and benches, with Tom after her, and took refuge in a corner at last, with her little white apron to her face.
Barkis, who, before I had finished what I had to tell her, began to laugh, and throw her apron over her face.
She made it a powerful merit in herself, and a strong reproach against Joe, that she wore this apron so much.
Summer and winter she wore a dimity kerchief fastened in the back with a pin, a cap which concealed her hair, a red skirt, grey stockings, and an apron with a bib like those worn by hospital nurses.
Also, a new neck-scarf is indispensable, seeing that the old one has now passed its first year; but, since you have promised to make of your old apron not only a scarf, but also a shirt-front, I need think no more of the article in question.
Lisbeth no sooner entered the kitchen and sat down than she threw her apron over her head, and began to cry and moan and rock herself as before.
Upon observing him more closely, I perceived that he wore a black silk apron over his small-clothes; and this was a thing which I thought very odd.