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Definition of Prone

Prone
Prone Prone, a. [L. pronus, akin to Gr. ?, ?, Skr. pravana sloping, inclined, and also to L. pro forward, for. See Pro-.] 1. Bending forward; inclined; not erect. Towards him they bend With awful reverence prone. --Milton. 2. Prostrate; flat; esp., lying with the face down; -- opposed to supine. Which, as the wind, Blew where it listed, laying all things prone. --Byron. 3. Headlong; running downward or headlong. ``Down thither prone in flight.' --Milton. 4. Sloping, with reference to a line or surface; declivous; inclined; not level. Since the floods demand, For their descent, a prone and sinking land. --Blackmore. 5. Inclined; propense; disposed; -- applied to the mind or affections, usually in an ill sense. Followed by to. ``Prone to mischief.' --Shak. Poets are nearly all prone to melancholy. --Landor.

Meaning of Prone from wikipedia

- Prone position (/proʊn/) is a body position in which the person lies flat with the chest down and the back up. In anatomical terms of location, the dorsal...
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- one of a series of variations on a lateral re****bent or three-quarters prone position of the body, in to which an unconscious but breathing casualty...
- written by Don Macpherson, Pete Travis and Sean Penn, based on the novel The Prone Gunman (French title: La position du tireur couché) by Jean-Patrick Manchette...
- intercourse. Some may lay in the prone position and rub their genitals against the bed sheet or other surface, a technique called prone ****ion. In a bath...
- shooting lane (Lanes 1 - 15 are in prone while Lanes 16 - 30 are for standing.)., in the order of prone, standing, prone, standing, totaling 20 targets....
- 50 metre rifle prone is an International Shooting Sport Federation event consisting of 60 shots from the prone position with a .22 Long Rifle (5.6 mm)...
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