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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...
- Proning or prone positioning is the placement of patients into a prone position so that they are lying on their stomach. This is used in the treatment...
- Prone ventilation refers to mechanical ventilation with the patient lying face-down (prone). It improves oxygenation in most patients with acute respiratory...
- Fantasy prone personality (FPP) is a disposition or personality trait in which a person experiences a lifelong extensive and deep involvement in fantasy...
- A prone bicycle is a bicycle which places the rider in a prone position. The bottom bracket is located at the bicycle's rear; the rider lies either on...
- 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...
- simultaneously during the pronation phase. Pronation is a normal, desirable, and necessary component of the gait cycle. Pronation is the first half of the...
- Accident-proneness is the idea that some people have a greater predisposition than others to suffer accidents, such as car crashes and industrial injuries...
- notation require to produce a certain result or express a meaning? Error-proneness To what extent does the notation influence the likelihood of the user...
- Accident Prone may refer to: Accident Prone (album), a 2005 album by Ira Losco "Accident Prone" (song), a 1978 single released by the British rock band...
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