Definitions for tapering

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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

Anagrams of tapering

  1. retaping

Translations for tapering

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


becoming narrower or slimmer at one end

tapering fingers.

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