What does tapered mean?

Definitions for tapered

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tapered, tapering, narrowing(adj)

    becoming gradually narrower

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


  1. tapered(Adjective)

    narrowing gradually towards a point

  2. tapered(Adjective)

    lit with a taper

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tapered

    of Taper

  2. Tapered(adj)

    lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir

Anagrams for tapered »

  1. adepter, predate, red tape, retaped

  2. Red tape

  3. Retaped


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapered in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alex Yao:

    India will become very likely the only growth engine for mobile internet in the entire world, when you think about it in reality China's smartphone sales significantly tapered off in 2015.

  2. Selena Ling:

    The external demand story remains very lackluster at this juncture, unlike 2014, when we started on a strong note for the first half and after that the momentum tapered off, we could be starting 2015 on a relatively soft note, especially as people are looking forward to the Fed to normalize policy.

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