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Synonyms for taper

narrow

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candle

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Synonyms for taper

Synonyms for taper

a convex shape that narrows toward a point

the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame

diminish gradually

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This used the 15[degrees] roof taper configuration and working over a small range of yaw angles close to geometric zero the position that obtained the most symmetric base pressure distribution was determined and set as the 0[degrees] yaw condition across all tests.
But even without a Fed taper, the fundamentals favour a stronger US dollar as the other major currencies are also beset with their own problems.
allowing for unlimited taper ratios with very low insertion loss.
For taper crimp, practical shooting reloaders have been doing it long enough to have hard measurements.
The same kind of capillary tubes are used in this paper and inserted into the focusing position inside the taper.
A = length of tapered panel measured horizontally, in the direction of taper slope
A modified taper in which a standard taper is followed by a return to previous training load before competition may therefore be a superior tapering technique.
In 1968, there were still many different taper connections in use and the extent of the problem for mismatch of connectors can be seen in Table 1 (1).
The position and pattern of the gripper groove have, incidentally, been adopted from the successful DIN 69 871 A (ISO 7388) steep-angle taper standard.
The rod housing must be tapered on the bottom to match the taper of the flat, and the sides must also be tapered so they will not overlap the edges of the flat.
Changes to business taper relief mean that more businesses will be put up for sale after April 6, according to Midlands accountancy firm BDO Stoy Hayward.
The optimal solution in many cases is to slowly taper neuroleptic therapy, once a patient's condition has become stable, to a substantially lower dose that still controls symptoms of schizophrenia," asserts study director Dilip V.
The taper is mechanically protected usually by embedding it in a medium of lower index of refraction than the silica.
The taper is mechanically protected usually by imbedding it in a medium of lower index of refraction than the silica.