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tape recording
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taped
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Taper
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tapered definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs" [syn: tapered, tapering, narrowing]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Taper Ta"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tapered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tapering.] To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tapered Ta"pered, a. Lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir. [R.] --T. Warton.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see taper

Moby Thesaurus

acanthoid, acanthous, acicular, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, acute, barbed, cone-shaped, cornuted, cusped, cuspidate, hispid, horned, horny, mucronate, needle-pointed, needle-sharp, pointed, pronged, sharp-pointed, spiculate, spiked, spiky, spined, spinous, spiny, taper, tapering, tined, toothed, unbated



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