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taper

US [ˈteɪpər]
UK [ˈteɪpə(r)]
  • n.纸媒;细长蜡烛;渐减;逐渐缩小(或变细)
  • adj.渐细的;斜的;依次递减的
  • v.(使)逐渐变窄
  • Web锥度;锥化;锥拔
Plural Form:tapers  Present Participle:tapering  Past Tense:tapered  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)逐渐变窄to become gradually narrower; to make sth become gradually narrower
The tail tapered to a rounded tip.
尾部越来越细,最后成了个圆尖。
The pots are wide at the base and tapered at the top.
这些壶底部粗,顶部细。
n.
1.
(点火用的)木条,纸媒a long thin piece of wood, paper, etc. that is used for lighting fires or lamps
2.
细长蜡烛a long thin candle
3.
[ususing]
渐减;逐渐缩小(或变细)the way that sth gradually decreases in size, becoming thinner

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