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Definition of Taper


  1. A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle; hence, a small light.
  2. A tapering form; gradual diminution of thickness in an elongated object; as, the taper of a spire.
  3. Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical; as, taper fingers.
  4. To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end.
  5. To make or cause to taper.
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Taper Translations

taper in German is zuspitzen
taper in Latin is candela
taper in Spanish is manipulador
taper in Swedish is smalt ljus, smalna av