tapered Definition

  • 1gradually narrowing towards one end
  • 2becoming thinner towards one end

Using tapered: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tapered" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The tapered end of the pencil makes it easier to write.

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    She wore a dress with a tapered waistline.

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    The tree had a tapered trunk.

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    The tapered shape of the building made it stand out from the rest.

tapered Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: tapered in Brief

'Tapered' [ˈteɪpəd] describes something that gradually narrows or becomes thinner towards one end. It is often used to describe physical objects such as pencils, trees, and buildings, as in 'The tapered end of the pencil makes it easier to write.' 'Tapered' is a formal term that can be replaced by 'narrowing' or 'tapering.'