taper file

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taper file - a file with converging edgestaper file - a file with converging edges  
file - a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
blunt file - a file with parallel edges
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
From the results 35.04% and 25.06% taper file showed complete irrigant penetration depth & 20.06% taper file does not render complete debridement of curved mesiobuccal canal.
(45) In recent years, manufacturers have tended to produce lower taper files to ensure a more conservatively shaped canal.