Sentence Examples

  • The taper retards the motion of the water, which constantly decreases by overflow as it proceeds, whilst it continues to fill the feeder to the brim.
  • The points should begin to taper 3 in.
  • In width at its junction with the conductor, and it should taper gradually to the extremity, which should be i ft.
  • Broad above the base, and taper upward into a fine point; the edges are serrated; the two lower teeth are drawn out into bristle-like points.
  • Prior has introduced an ingenious method of making small oblong and square sheets of coloured glass, which are thick in the centre and taper towards the edges, and which have one surface slightly roughened and one brilliantly polished.

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