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Thanks to a smart blend of rocker, taper, sidecut, and new materials, modern all-mountain skis are stable but lively, surfy but powerful, and dynamic but not demanding.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The sidecut, rocker profile, and taper do much of the work for you, allowing for a loose, playful ride off-piste and, yes, even a carved turn back on trail with just a slight roll of the ankle.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THE BEST SKIS, PERIODHEATHER SCHULTZ AND MARC PERUZZIMARCH 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
More recently, researchers have suggested that a “mental taper,” avoiding stressful or mentally fatiguing activities before a big race, could be useful.
She blushed and declined, and, with the refusal on her very lips, fished it out with her taper fingers.
Then the porter lifted a taper, and, followed by the young lad, began to make the tour of the church.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
I suppose it to have been large, for, with the help of the feeble taper, I could scarcely distinguish the walls.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
I then desired my young companions to follow, and giving one taper with little ceremony to the abbess, said to her, 'Forward!'
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
One by one the delicate candle flames sprang from the taper and a soft light illumined the pale rich chamber.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Its knuckles were dimpled like a baby's, the fingers taper and beautifully formed, and the nails perfect.
The light from a tall taper fell on his face as he neared the staircase.

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