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taper

['teɪpə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

      1. постепенное сужение

      2. спад, упадок, ослабление

    1. конус; предмет конической формы

    2. свечка (тонкая)

    3. слабый свет, мерцание

  2. прил.

    1. конусообразный; сужающийся; утончающийся

    2. уменьшающийся, сокращающийся (о ресурсах)

  3. гл.; = taper off

    1. сходить на конус

    2. сводить на конус

    3. убывать, сходить на нет

Learning (En-Ru)

taper

['teɪpə]

  1. n

    тонкая свеча

  2. v

    суживаться

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Again with tremulous fingers I struck the flint against the steel, and this time I lit not only the tinder but the wax taper.
Потом я снова дрожащей рукой ударил стальным кресалом по кремню, и на этот раз зажег не только трут, но и вощеную бумагу.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Adventures of Brigadier GerardКонан Дойль, Артур / Приключения бригадира Жерара
Приключения бригадира Жерара
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 2008 by Fireship Press
Even before the cab made it to the eastern edge of Manhattan, the drizzle began to taper off.
Дождь начал стихать еще до того, как такси достигло восточной границы Манхэттена.
Zahn, Timothy / The Green And The GrayЗан, Тимоти / Зеленые и серые
Зеленые и серые
Зан, Тимоти
The Green And The Gray
Zahn, Timothy
© 2004 by Timothy Zahn
The device of claim 16, wherein the starting part bore has a muzzle taper, the minimal diameter of which is equal to 0.95 - 0.98 of the diameter of the starting part bore.
Устройство по пункту 16, отличающееся тем, что канал разгонной части снабжен дульным сужением, наименьший диаметр которого равен 0,95 - 0,98 диаметра канала разгонной части.
Transition between these two sections of the coaxial metal pipes can be made along taper surface 16 (FIG. 1) or spherical surface 17 (FIG. 2).
Переход между этими двумя частями соосных металлических труб может быть выполнен по конической поверхности 16 (фиг. 1) или по сферической поверхности 17 (фиг. 2).
For effective firing with a bullet or shots the muzzle taper diameter is to be equal to 0.95 - 0.98 of the diameter of the starting part bore.
Для эффективной стрельбы пулей диаметр дульного сужения должен быть не менее 0,95 диаметра канала разгонной части, а для эффективной стрельбы дробью и картечью диаметр дульного сужения должен быть не более 0,98 диаметра канала разгонной части.
She stood still, in her turn struck her breast, her head bowed, but still keeping a watchful eye on the taper.
Тэза также остановилась, ударила себя в грудь, наклонила голову, но продолжала следить за свечой.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
A slender, handsome, dark-complexioned man, with a long, sharp nose and a huge moustache, which began on his cheeks, was dealing the cards with his thin, white, taper fingers, on one of which there was a heavy gold seal ring.
Красивый худощавый брюнет, с длинным, сухим носом и большими усами, продолжавшимися от щек, метал банк белыми сухими пальцами, на одном из которых был большой золотой перстень с гербом.
Толстой, Л.Н. / Севастопольские рассказыTolstoy, Leo / Sevastopol
Sevastopol
Tolstoy, Leo
© 1888, by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
Севастопольские рассказы
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
Available smooth transitions 16 (or 17), as well as taper rod 9 included into central working channel 4, prevent from effect of supplied gas jet separation.
Наличие плавных переходов 16 (или 17), а также конического стержня 9, входящего в центральный рабочий канал 4, исключает явления срыва струи подаваемого газа.
The Gaussian model is a circularly symmetric source with Gaussian taper of the intensity from the maximum at the center.
Гауссова модель соответствует источнику с круговой симметрией и гауссовым профилем интенсивности с максимумом в центре.
Thompson, A. Richard,Moran, James M.,Swenson, George W. / Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio AstronomyТомпсон, А.Р.,Моран, Д.М.,Свенсон, Д.У. / Интерферометрия и синтез в радиоастрономии
Интерферометрия и синтез в радиоастрономии
Томпсон, А.Р.,Моран, Д.М.,Свенсон, Д.У.
© John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001
© ФИЗМАТЛИТ, 2003
Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy
Thompson, A. Richard,Moran, James M.,Swenson, George W.
© 2001 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
© 2004 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
A wax taper was placed in his hand but his fingers would not bend, so it was placed between them and held up for him.
Ему дали свечу в руку, но пальцы не сгибались, и ее вложили между пальцев и придерживали.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
If we don't get buried alive one of these days, we shall owe a precious big taper to our guardian angel.
Коли нас не раздавит на этих днях, надо будет толстую свечу поставить нашему ангелу‑хранителю.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
In a particular case the starting part bore in a smooth-bore weapon can have a muzzle taper, the minimal diameter of which is equal to 0.95 - 0.98 of the diameter of the starting part bore.
В варианте осуществления изобретения канал разгонной части снабжен дульным сужением, наименьший диаметр которого равен 0,95 - 0,98 диаметра канала разгонной части.
The applause begins to taper off.
Аплодисменты начинают стихать.
King, Stephen / Lisey's storyКинг, Стивен / История Лизи
История Лизи
Кинг, Стивен
Lisey's story
King, Stephen
© 2006 by Stephen King
To reduce sidelobes, a Gaussian taper of the coupling was introduced, resulting in a similar taper in the spatial sensitivity.
Для уменьшения боковых лепестков введена спадающая гауссова связь, что приводит к подобному спаду пространственной чувствительности.
Thompson, A. Richard,Moran, James M.,Swenson, George W. / Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio AstronomyТомпсон, А.Р.,Моран, Д.М.,Свенсон, Д.У. / Интерферометрия и синтез в радиоастрономии
Интерферометрия и синтез в радиоастрономии
Томпсон, А.Р.,Моран, Д.М.,Свенсон, Д.У.
© John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001
© ФИЗМАТЛИТ, 2003
Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy
Thompson, A. Richard,Moran, James M.,Swenson, George W.
© 2001 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
© 2004 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Neferet smiled and put the goblet back on the table and picked up a long white taper that was already lit and sitting in a single candlestick holder.
Неферет с улыбкой поставила кубок на стол и сняла с высокого подсвечника горящую тонкую белую свечу.
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin / MarkedКаст, Филис,Каст, Кристин / Меченая
Меченая
Каст, Филис,Каст, Кристин
© St. Martin's Griffin Press, LLC, New York, 2007
© ЗАО "ОЛМА Медиа Групп", издание, перевод, 2009
Marked
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin
© 2007 by P. С. Cast and Kristin Cast

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Collocations

abrupt taper
крутая конусность
abrupt taper
крутой конус
amplitude taper
убывание амплитуды
angle of taper
конусность
aperture taper
ослабление поля к краям раскрыва
circular waveguide taper
конический переход и круглом волноводе
cost taper
постепенное уменьшение издержек
cylinder-taper
цилиндроконический
drawing taper
угол рабочего конуса волоки
fare taper
скидка с тарифа
female taper
внутренний конус
gradual diameter taper
плавный конический переход от одного диаметра к другому
hag-taper
царский скипетр
illumination taper
ослабление поля к краям раскрыва
mold taper
конусность кристаллизатора

Word forms

taper

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetapertapers
Possessive casetaper'stapers'

taper

verb
Basic forms
Pasttapered
Imperativetaper
Present Participle (Participle I)tapering
Past Participle (Participle II)tapered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I taperwe taper
you taperyou taper
he/she/it tapersthey taper
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am taperingwe are tapering
you are taperingyou are tapering
he/she/it is taperingthey are tapering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have taperedwe have tapered
you have taperedyou have tapered
he/she/it has taperedthey have tapered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been taperingwe have been tapering
you have been taperingyou have been tapering
he/she/it has been taperingthey have been tapering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I taperedwe tapered
you taperedyou tapered
he/she/it taperedthey tapered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was taperingwe were tapering
you were taperingyou were tapering
he/she/it was taperingthey were tapering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had taperedwe had tapered
you had taperedyou had tapered
he/she/it had taperedthey had tapered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been taperingwe had been tapering
you had been taperingyou had been tapering
he/she/it had been taperingthey had been tapering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will taperwe shall/will taper
you will taperyou will taper
he/she/it will taperthey will taper
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be taperingwe shall/will be tapering
you will be taperingyou will be tapering
he/she/it will be taperingthey will be tapering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have taperedwe shall/will have tapered
you will have taperedyou will have tapered
he/she/it will have taperedthey will have tapered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been taperingwe shall/will have been tapering
you will have been taperingyou will have been tapering
he/she/it will have been taperingthey will have been tapering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would taperwe should/would taper
you would taperyou would taper
he/she/it would taperthey would taper
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be taperingwe should/would be tapering
you would be taperingyou would be tapering
he/she/it would be taperingthey would be tapering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have taperedwe should/would have tapered
you would have taperedyou would have tapered
he/she/it would have taperedthey would have tapered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been taperingwe should/would have been tapering
you would have been taperingyou would have been tapering
he/she/it would have been taperingthey would have been tapering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am taperedwe are tapered
you are taperedyou are tapered
he/she/it is taperedthey are tapered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being taperedwe are being tapered
you are being taperedyou are being tapered
he/she/it is being taperedthey are being tapered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been taperedwe have been tapered
you have been taperedyou have been tapered
he/she/it has been taperedthey have been tapered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was taperedwe were tapered
you were taperedyou were tapered
he/she/it was taperedthey were tapered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being taperedwe were being tapered
you were being taperedyou were being tapered
he/she/it was being taperedthey were being tapered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been taperedwe had been tapered
you had been taperedyou had been tapered
he/she/it had been taperedthey had been tapered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be taperedwe shall/will be tapered
you will be taperedyou will be tapered
he/she/it will be taperedthey will be tapered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been taperedwe shall/will have been tapered
you will have been taperedyou will have been tapered
he/she/it will have been taperedthey will have been tapered