What does tapering mean?

Definitions for tapering

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tapering.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tapering(adj)

    the act of gradually lowering the size or amount

    "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"

  2. tapered, tapering, narrowing(adj)

    becoming gradually narrower

    "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"

  3. dwindling, tapering, tapering off(adj)

    gradually decreasing until little remains


  1. tapering(Noun)

    A tapered shape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tapering

    of Taper

  2. Tapering(adj)

    becoming gradually smaller toward one end


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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