Definition of Taper file
1. Noun. A file with converging edges.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Taper File
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 ..."