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Adjective: tapered  tey-pu(r)d
  1. Becoming gradually narrower
    "trousers with tapered legs";
    - tapering, narrowing
Verb: taper  tey-pu(r)
  1. Diminish gradually
    "Interested tapered off"
  2. Give a point to
    "The candles are tapered";
    - sharpen, point

See also: narrow

Type of: change form, change shape, decrease, deform, diminish, fall, lessen

Encyclopedia: Taper, Mark