Definition of Tapered

1. Adjective. Becoming gradually narrower. "Trousers with tapered legs"

Exact synonyms: Narrowing, Tapering
Similar to: Narrow



Definition of Tapered

1. a. Lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir.

Definition of Tapered

1. Verb. (past of taper) ¹

2. Adjective. narrowing gradually towards a point ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete) lit with a taper ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tapered

1. taper [v] - See also: taper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapered

tapeable
taped
tapeless
tapeless workflow
tapelike
tapeline
tapelines
tapen
tapenade
tapenades
tapentadol
taper
taper file
taper off
taper pin
tapered (current term)
tapered bougie
taperer
taperers
tapering
tapering off
taperingly
taperings
taperlike
taperness
tapers
taperstick
tapersticks
tapes
tapescript

Literary usage of Tapered

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1879)
"and a tube bent at a right angle, and tapered to a point. Near to the tapered extremity of that tube is another tube ..."

2. Rapid Methods for the Chemical Analysis of Special Steels: Steel-making by Charles Morris Johnson (1914)
"IN this journal, 5, 488, the writer published an account of a vitrified clay combustion tube with tapered outlet designed by the author and manufactured at ..."

3. The Water Supply of Towns and the Construction of Waterworks: A Practical by William Kinnimond Burton (1894)
"A hole is bored in the cast-iron pipe, and this hole is either "tapered" or screwed, ... In hammering a tapered ferrule into a pipe, there is always the ..."

4. Water Rights Determination by Jay Manuel Whitham (1918)
"Emerson does not here mention the spout as being tapered. The Willimansett tapered spout experiments by Emerson, given on p. 36, showed 91.39 per cent ..."

5. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"This brings the computed section at the surge point and makes it heavier than the rod for which a tapered form is not required. Taking the above formula, ..."

6. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1909)
"tapered ROLLER BEARINGS tapered roller bearings, employing rollers made in the form of the frustum of a cone, have the advantage over other types of roller ..."

7. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"... the oil distribution is excellently provided for. The housing & is used as a liner for the space within which the bearing is placed. tapered ..."

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