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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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The study was conducted to evaluate the stresses in the prepared teeth with various degree tapers (between 0 and 10 degree) and of complete gold cast crowns, and to draw general guidelines about the best advisable taper from biomechanical point of view.
Viewed side-on, the space between the curved lens and the flat slide was a layer of air that narrowed to zero thickness where the lens touched the slide - essentially a tapered waveguide.
Significant differences were found in RPE between the modified and standard protocols on days 3, 5 and 9 of the tapers (Fig.
Spurring and Small (5) pointed out that even in 1983 some manufacturers still did not use standard tapers. The Laerdal resuscitator used a 22 mm cone taper to attach with a facemask but used a 1:20 taper which would apparently fit British Standard 3849 and ISO 5356 equipment, but because of the smaller contact area of the tapers, was likely to fall apart.
The tapered end of the house is just wide enough to accommodate a back door leading to a pocket size patch of ground with a single tree that could conceivably qualify as Tokyo's smallest garden.
This allows a workpiece to be positioned very near the table limit of the primary X or Y-axis with full taper cutting over a very large working area.
She said: ``The introduction of taper relief in 1998, and the changes to the regime every year since, means that many business owners are expecting to be able to sell their companies from April 6 and pay tax at only ten per cent on the gain.
Axially preloaded tapers, on the other hand, work with a retaining device such as a plate.
They remain supple in cold conditions, they float high on the surface film, and they make soft landings when they are coupled with long front tapers and tips and good casting.
From base to tip, each screw tapers down in shaft diameter, flight height, pitch and flight tip-to-extruder casing clearance.
It also has been observed that when two of these tapers are used in series, as they have been in some of the filter devices, the region in between the two tapers is also sensitive to perturbation.
An alternative means for creating tapers in the without the external diameter of the fiber changing is to heat the fiber locally for some period of time so that the core diffuses from its original location out into the fiber.[6,20] When this happens, that is, when the index of refraction of the core is decreased and the size is increased, the V-number stays roughly the same.
[3] both consider high aspect ratio side edge tapers (aspect ratio of 6.42 [span divided by length]) on a Windsor geometry and show the optimum at 0[degrees] yaw to be at 12[degrees] for both overall drag and the reduction in base pressure drag contribution.
Modularity and Tapers in Total Joint Replacement Devices