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  Definition of tapering
  1. the act of gradually lowering the size or amount; "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"
  2. gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire"
  3. gradually decreasing until little remains
  4. becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"
Similar Words: tapered, dwindling, tapering off, narrowing

 

Derivational Morphology: taper

 

 
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