Taper - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Taper
Taper is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.
Taper refers to something that goes gradually from one size to a larger size.
In a cue sport context, the term taper refers to the profile of a pool cue shaft increases in diameter running from the tip to the joint or center.
Fast taper means that this the diameter increases relatively quickly, and a slow taper means that it increases more gradually.
Taper - Usage
I like your new cue, but the weighting feels off. It seems to have a fast taper.
Billiards - Taper
- Title: Taper
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 1/8/2008 5:47:12 PM
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