Definition of Taper file

1. Noun. A file with converging edges.

Generic synonyms: File
Antonyms: Blunt File



Lexicographical Neighbors of Taper File

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

Literary usage of Taper file

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

1. The File in History: A Description of the Development of the File from the (1921)
"taper files are divided into three classes: the regular taper file, the slim taper file, the extra slim taper file, and some are made extra extra slim. ..."

2. Educational Woodworking for Home and School by Joseph Charles Park (1908)
"Six and seven point saws require a 7-inch slim taper file; eight and nine points, 6-inch slim taper file; and for ten, eleven, and twelve point saws a ..."

3. House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d by United States Congress. House (1882)
"Slim hand-saw taper file.—A file lighter and longer than the ordinary ... taper file.—A file which is rectangular in section, and whose thick ness and width ..."

4. Machine-shop Tools and Methods by William Samuel Leonard (1908)
"A taper file is a file smaller in cross-section at the point than near the tang. The taper applies to both thickness and width and extends on an average ..."

5. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1872)
"But in cutting a taper file the pressure is varied in the same proportion as the breadth of the file varies, so as to maintain an equal depth of cut ..."

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