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Overview of noun tapering

The noun tapering has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tapering

(the act of gradually lowering the size or amount; "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose")


Overview of verb taper

The verb taper has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) taper

(diminish gradually; "Interested tapered off")

2. sharpen, taper, point

(give a point to; "The candles are tapered")


Overview of adj tapering

The adj tapering has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tapered, tapering, narrowing

(becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs")

2. dwindling, tapering, tapering off

(gradually decreasing until little remains)

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