Taper

5 Definitions of Taper

The meaning of the word taper, the definition of Taper:

n. - A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle; hence, a small light.

n. - A tapering form; gradual diminution of thickness in an elongated object; as, the taper of a spire.

a. - Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical; as, taper fingers.

v. i. - To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end.

v. t. - To make or cause to taper.


The word "taper" uses 5 letters: A E P R T

Direct anagrams of taper:

apter pater peart prate

Words formed by adding one letter before or after taper, or to taper in any order:

c - carpet preact   d - depart parted petard prated   e - repeat retape   g - parget   h - tephra teraph threap   i - pirate   l - palter plater   m - tamper   n - arpent enrapt entrap parent trepan   o - protea   p - tapper   r - prater   s - paster paters prates repast tapers trapes   t - patter   u - uprate uptear   x - pretax   z - patzer  

Shorter words found within taper:

ae ape aper apt ar are art at ate ear eat er era et eta pa par pare part pat pate pe pea pear peat per pert pet prat rap rape rapt rat rate re reap rep ret ta tae tap tape tar tare tarp te tea tear tepa trap

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