A tapered shape.

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  • Tapering — Tapering, in the context of sports, refers to the practice of reducing, or tapering off, exercise in the days just before an important competition. [cite web | last =Sun Devil Aquatics | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | title =Glossary of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tapering — bezeichnet die Reduktion des Trainingsumfangs vor einer großen Ausdauerbelastung (Wettkampf). Der Begriff ist vom englischen Begriff „Tapering“ („Zuspitzung“ oder „Reduktion“) abgeleitet. Der Umfang des Taperings wird unterschiedlich gehandhabt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tapering — Ta per*ing, a. Becoming gradually smaller toward one end. {Ta per*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tapering — index narrow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tapering — I noun the act of gradually lowering the size or amount the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose • Derivationally related forms: ↑taper • Hypernyms: ↑lowering II adjective 1. gradually decreasing until little remain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tapering — Taper Ta per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tapered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapering}.] To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tapering — adj. Tapering is used with these nouns: ↑chimney …   Collocations dictionary

  • Tapering jig — A tapering jig is a woodworking jig used to cut a progressively deeper cut along a workpiece usually parallel to the grain. Tapering jigs are often used to create table legs, with the taper usually cut into the two sides of the leg facing the… …   Wikipedia

  • tapering off — detreniravimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Pratybų krūvio (su)mažinimas po ilgalaikių didelių krūvių, kai to nebereikia, norint palengva padėti sportininko organizmui prisitaikyti prie mažesnių krūvių ir taip nesutrikdyti …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • tapering off — adjective gradually decreasing until little remains • Syn: ↑dwindling, ↑tapering • Similar to: ↑decreasing …   Useful english dictionary

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