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taperverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈteɪ.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
to become gradually narrower at one end, or to make something do this: Turn left where the road tapers (off) into a track.
tapering
adjective uk   /ˈteɪ.pə.rɪŋ/  us   /-pɚ.ɪŋ/
Phrasal verbs

tapernoun [C]

uk   /ˈteɪ.pər/  us   /-pɚ/
a very thin candle or a very thin strip of wood, used especially in the past for lighting candles, fires, etc.
Translations of “taper”
in Vietnamese dây nến…
in Spanish cerilla…
in Thai เทียนขนาดเล็ก…
in Malaysian lilin tirus…
in French cierge…
in German die Wachskerze…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)一端逐漸變窄…
in Indonesian lilin…
in Russian сужаться…
in Turkish gittikçe incelmek, giderek sivrilmek, gittikçe daralmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)一端逐渐变窄…
in Polish zwężać się…
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