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3 entries found for taper.
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Main Entry: 1ta·per
Pronunciation: primarystresstamacr-pschwar
Function: noun
1 a : a long waxed wick used especially for lighting lamps, pipes, or fires b : a slender candle
2 a : a tapering form or figure b : gradual lessening of thickness, diameter, or width in a long object c : a gradual decrease

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