Definition of Tapered. Meaning of Tapered. Synonyms of Tapered

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Definition of Tapered

Tapered
Taper Ta"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tapered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tapering.] To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end.
Tapered
Tapered Ta"pered, a. Lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir. [R.] --T. Warton.
Taper
Taper Ta"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tapered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tapering.] To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end.
Taper
Taper Ta"per, v. t. To make or cause to taper.
Taper
Taper Ta"per, n. [AS. tapur, tapor, taper; cf. Ir. tapar, W. tampr.] 1. A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle; hence, a small light. Get me a taper in my study, Lucius. --Shak. 2. A tapering form; gradual diminution of thickness in an elongated object; as, the taper of a spire.
Taper
Taper Ta"per, a. [Supposed to be from taper, n., in allusion to its form.] Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical; as, taper fingers.

Meaning of Tapered from wikipedia

- needles Tapered thread, a conical **** thread made of a helicoidal ridge wrapped around a cone Machine taper, in machinery and engineering Mark Taper Forum...
- context of sports, tapering refers to the practice of reducing exercise in the days just before an important competition. Tapering is customary both in...
- between the toolholder and spindle. Tools with a tapered shank are inserted into a matching tapered socket and pushed or twisted into place. They are...
- other. Standard inch-sized taper pins have a taper on diameter of 1:48 while metric ones have a taper of 1:50. (A 1:48 taper means that one end of a 4-foot-long...
- wind turbines, etc. A tapered roller bearing is a unit that consists of both tapered raceways (inner and outer rings), and tapered rollers. The construction...
- e.g., oxygen service. Tapered threaded ****ings are sometimes used on plastic piping. Due to the wedging effect of the tapered thread, extreme care must...
- their whole length. A precision tapered reamer is used to make a tapered hole to later receive a tapered pin. A taper pin is a self tightening device...
- **** threads used on threaded pipes and pipe ****ings. They include both tapered and straight thread series for various purposes including rigidity, pressure-tight...
- In computing, tapered floating point (TFP) is a format similar to floating point, but with variable-sized entries for the significand and exponent instead...
- elliptical type. Trapezoidal: a tapered wing with straight leading and trailing edges: may be unswept or swept. The straight tapered wing is one of the most common...