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4 definitions found
 for Tapered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Taper \Ta"per\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tapered; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Tapering.]
     To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf
     tapers toward one end.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tapered \Ta"pered\, a.
     Lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir. [R.]
     --T. Warton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tapered
      adj 1: becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers";
             "trousers with tapered legs" [syn: tapered, tapering,
             narrowing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "tapered":
     acanthoid, acanthous, acicular, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform,
     acuminate, acute, barbed, cone-shaped, cornuted, cusped, cuspidate,
     hispid, horned, horny, mucronate, needle-pointed, needle-sharp,
     pointed, pronged, sharp-pointed, spiculate, spiked, spiky, spined,
     spinous, spiny, taper, tapering, tined, toothed, unbated
  
  

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