Meaning of “taper” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “taper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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taperverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈteɪ·pər/

to become gradually narrower:

[ T ] The drill bit is tapered on one end.

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(Definition of “taper” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)