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11:12 Oct 23, 2013
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems / Jewelry
English term or phrase:tapered
- Narrowing progressively toward one end.
- Taper refers to a necklace or bracelet whose volume decreases from the midpoint towards the clasp. A tapering pearl collier, for example, has its largest pearl situated at the midpoint. The diameter of the strung pearls decreases regularly as their distance from the midpoint increases and their nearness to the clasp increases.
- A form in which there is a gradual and uniform decrease in diameter from end to end.
- tapered baguette
- In jewelry, "refers to a piece of jewelry or a portion of jewelry that is larger at one end and gradually gets smaller towards the other."