ⓘ Taper

                                     

ⓘ Taper

Taper may refer to:

  • Taper, a type of mens haircut see crew cut
  • Taper insertion pin, used in body piercing
  • In signal processing, a tapering function or window function
  • Machine taper, in machinery and engineering
  • A ratio used in aeronautics see Chord aeronautics)
  • Taper transmission line, a transmission line gradually increasing or decreasing in size
  • Tapering, a period of rest before competition
  • Philadelphia Tapers also New York Tapers and Washington Tapers, a defunct professional basketball team
  • Part of an object in the shape of a cone conical
  • Mark Taper Forum, a theatre in the Los Angeles Music Center
  • Taper concert, a person who records audio concerts, usually via portable setup
  • Tapered thread, a conical screw thread made of a helicoidal ridge wrapped around a cone
  • Tapering mathematics, a gradual thinning or narrowing towards one end
  • Conically tapered joints, made of ground glass, commonly used in chemistry labs to mate two glassware components fitted with glass tubings
  • Taper cymbal, the reduction in thickness of a cymbal from center to rim
  • A thin candle
  • Fishing rod taper, a measure of the flexibility of a fishing rod
  • Luer Taper, a standardized fitting system used for making leak-free connections between slightly conical syringe tips and needles
  • Taper pin, used in manufacturing