Taper

Business / Machine Shop / Taper: A uniform increase or decrease in the size or diameter of a workpiece.

Other Words for Taper

Taper Noun Synonyms: narrow (down), thin, diminish, come or go down
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Morse Taper

Business / Machine Shop / Morse Taper: A self-holding standard taper largely used on small cutting tools such as drills, end mills and reamers and, on some machines, spindles in which these tools are used. MORE

Drift

Technology / Aviation / Drift: The angle between the heading of an aircraft and its Track [flight path] over the ground as affected by winds. MORE

Jarno

Business / Machine Shop / Jarno: A standard taper having 0.600-inch taper per foot used on some machine tools. MORE

Gib

Business / Machine Shop / Gib: A tapered strip of metal placed between the bearing surface of two machine parts to ensure a precision fit and provide an adjustment for wear. MORE

Broach

Business / Machine Shop / Broach: A long, tapered cutting tool with serration's which, when forced through a hole or across a surface, cuts a desired shape or size. MORE

Megaphone

Technology / Motorcycle / Megaphone: An outwardly tapered high-performance exhaust. MORE

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