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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of gradually lowering the size or amount adj. - Gradually narrowed toward a point; Gradually decreasing until little remains; Becoming gradually narrower.

Usage examples (38)
  • A tall tapering spire
  • Long tapering fingers
  • FRIDAY'S FORECAST: Heavy rain tapering off, high 66.
  • This tapering was the natural growth of the trunk; it was not, I mean, cut tapering with an ax. for more
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