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tapered adj
1 gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire" [syn: tapering]
2 becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs" [syn: tapering, narrowing]

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  1. narrowing gradually towards a point
  2. lit with a taper

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