1. [Noun]: the act of gradually lowering the size or amount; "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"

2. gradually decreasing until little remains

3. gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire"

4. becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"

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