Definitions
taper Tweet Definition of taper Like Definition of taper on Facebook
noun 
  1. A slender 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.
The legs of the table had a slight to them.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To make thinner or narrower at one end.
  2. (intransitive) To diminish gradually.
adjective 
  1. Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; as, taper fingers.

Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for taper for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     Full Definition of taper
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2020 All rights reserved.