(engineering) a rolling bearing that uses tapered rollers running in coned races and is able to accept axial thrust as well as providing shaft location Compare thrust bearing
verb (used without object) 1. to become smaller or thinner toward one end. 2. to grow gradually lean. verb (used with object) 3. to make gradually smaller toward one end. 4. to reduce gradually. noun 5. gradual diminution of width or thickness in an elongated object. 6. gradual decrease of force, capacity, etc. 7. anything […]
noun 1. wax jack. noun 1. a device for melting sealing wax, having a waxed wick fed through a plate from a reel.
- Taper pin
noun 1. a short round metal rod having a small amount of taper so that when driven into a hole it tightens on the taper so that it can act as a stop or wedge
- Taper relief
noun 1. (in Britain) a system of relief from capital gains tax under which the percentage of a chargeable gain considered taxable is reduced for each whole year (from April 1998) that the asset was held by the vendor