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Synonyms for taper

narrow

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candle

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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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Despite some clinicians, trepidation, 70% to 90% of patients can be successfully tapered off benzodiazepines by using an individualized approach that includes tailored tapering and nonpharmacologic interventions that provide benefits that persist after the patient completes the taper.
I recently spooled up a new Penn Conflict 3000 spinning reel with 10-pound-test gelspun line, and it tapered toward the front, which I did not expect.
The Taper and MPC groups did not differ significantly on demographic variables, with mean ages, respectively, at 57 and 51 years, sex 56% and 50% female, race 74% and 79% white, and marital status 48% and 50% married.
For consistency the 0[degrees] position was defined as the yaw angle providing the most symmetric base pressure distribution with the 12[degrees] symmetric taper. This was determined independently for both the wheel and no wheel configurations, providing each with their individual [PSI] = 0[degrees] position.
In Figure 5, the variation in both blade taper and blade root chord is shown.
"This is an objective taper schedule that will prevent the patient from withdrawing from their opioid and hopefully will help in tolerating the reduction," she explained.
Two parts having a conical fit with a taper of 7[degrees] per side or less are considered to be a "self-locking" or "self-holding" taper.
The geometry of the proposed Gaussian tapered post-wall slotline antenna is shown in Figure 1.
Several variables affect the technical quality of root fillings, such as the length of the filling material in relation to the radiographic apex, the density of the root filling material (presence of voids) and the taper of the canal.8 These characteristics of root canal filling should be evaluated on radiographs to judge the technical quality.
The tapered group was given prescriptions for NSAIDs, an antiemetic, a sleeping aid, and clonidine to manage opioid withdrawal.
Unites States-based Adamis Pharmaceuticals has received a notice of allowance that one of its patent applications for its proprietary dry powder inhaler, Taper DPI, will issue in the United States (U.S.
Chairman BernanKe initially postponed the taper in response to weaKer housing and employment data, and must also have been mindful of potential disruption from the US government's budget negotiations.
Linear Taper: Implies a higher training load than exponential taper.
"The recent rally has effectively ended the episode of weakness in late September and much of October after the Federal Reserve shocked the market by failing to "taper" asset purchases at the September 18 FOMC meeting and from the uncertain effects of the US Government shutdown episode over the first half of October," said Hardy.