English → English - taper

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n. slender candle; gradual lessening of width
v. gradually decrease in width or thickness at one end; diminish gradually; make thinner at one end; cause to diminish gradually
adj. gradually decreasing in width or thickness

English → Spanish - taper

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s. candela, cerilla, cirio, vela
v. afilar, ahusar, chaflanar; amainar
adj. cónico, piramidal

English → French - taper

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n. cierge
v. s'effiler; s'unifier
adj. en forme de pointe

English → German - taper

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n. Verjüngung; Wachsstock, dünne Kerze
v. verjüngen lassen; spitz zulaufen lassen
adj. spitz zulaufen

English → Indonesian - taper

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n. lilin kecil panjang
v. lancip, meruncing, melancipkan
a. lancip, runcing

English → Italian - taper

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s. candela sottile, cero; gradulae diminuzione di ampiezza
v. assottigliarsi, affusolarsi; (fig) diminuire, ridursi, scemare; (Arch) rastremarsi
agg. che si assottiglia verso l'alto

English → Polish - taper

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n. stoczek, stożek, zbieżność
v. zwężać się ku końcowi, zastrugać, zaciosać, cienieć, zastrugiwać, zaciosywać

English → Portuguese - taper

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s. vela fina; redução de espessura
v. estreitar; diminuir
adj. afunilado

English → Romanian - taper

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n. lumânare subţire, lumânare de formă conică, formă ascuţită, lumină slabă
v. ascuţit: fi ascuţit, îngusta, termina: se termina într-un vârf, subţia, ascuţi

English → Russian - taper

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с. конус; уклон; тонкая свечка, вощеный фитиль
г. суживать к концу, заострять; суживаться к концу
прил. конусообразный; сужающийся к одному концу, утончающийся; сокращающийся, уменьшающийся (о ресурсах); длинный и тонкий (о пальцах)

English → Turkish - taper

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f. incelmek, sivrilmek, sivriltmek
i. ince mum, sivrilen şey, zayıf ışıklı alet, lâmba yakma fitili

English → Ukrainian - taper

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n. свічка: тонка воскова свічка, вощений гніт, світло: слабке джерело світла, конус
v. конус: сходити на конус, звужувати
a. конусоподібний

French → English - taper

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v. beat; slap, clap; beat down, rap, punch; type; stamp, swat, thump

English → Dutch - taper

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zn. waspit; kaars; toorts, lichtje
ww. spits toelopen; geleidelijk verminderen
bn. spits toelopen, geleidelijk verminderen

English → Greek - taper

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ουσ. λαμπαδίτσα, μικρό κερί, κηρίο
επίθ. κωνοειδής

French → Spanish - taper

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1. (général) golpear; tocar
2. (machine à écrire) escribir a máquina; mecanografiar
3. (porte) golpear ligeramente

French → German - taper

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v. klopfen, tasten, einschlagen, abtippen, tippen, klatschen, hinhauen, patschen, pochen, anpumpen, wählen, pumpen: sich pumpen, schlagen, einhämmern, losschlagen

French → Italian - taper

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1. (général) colpire; battere
2. (machine à écrire) scrivere a macchina; battere a macchina
3. (porte) battere leggermente; picchiettare

French → Portuguese - taper

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1. (général) bater
2. (machine à écrire) escrever à máquina; bater à máquina
3. (porte) bater

French → Russian - taper

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v. шлепнуть, ударять, отстукивать, печатать, затыкать

French → Turkish - taper

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vurmak; dövmek, tokatlamak; daktiloyla yazmak; ödünç para almak; pis kokmak

French → Dutch - taper

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1. (général) kloppen
2. (machine à écrire) typen; tikken
3. (porte) tikken; kloppen

English → Arabic - taper

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‏شمعة رفيعة‏
‏تفتق، إستدق يصبح مستدق الرأس، زال، نقصه تدريجيا‏
‏مغزلي‏

English → Chinese - taper

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(名) 逐渐变得尖细; 逐渐变弱; 逐渐减少; 细蜡烛
(动) 逐渐变细, 成锥形; 逐渐减少, 逐渐变弱; 使逐渐变细, 使成锥形; 使逐渐减少
(形) 尖细的, 分等级的

English → Chinese - taper

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(名) 逐漸變得尖細; 逐漸變弱; 逐漸減少; 細蠟燭
(動) 逐漸變細, 成錐形; 逐漸減少, 逐漸變弱; 使逐漸變細, 使成錐形; 使逐漸減少
(形) 尖細的, 分等級的

English → Hindi - taper

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n. पतला बत्ती, धीमा प्रकाश, गावदुम, शंकु, घटना

English → Japanese - taper

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(動) 先細りにする; 徐々に細くする; 先端をとがらす; 先端がとがる
(名) 細長いろうそく; ろう引きの灯心; 先細り
(形) 先細の; 幅や厚さが徐々になくなる

English → Korean - taper

Pronunciation
명. 가느다란 초; 차츰 넓이가 줄어듦
동. 점점 넓이 또는 두께가 가늘어지다; 점차 줄어들다; 끝을 보다 가늘게 만들다; 점차 줄어들게 하다
형. 끝이 뾰족해진, 끝이 가늘어진

English → Vietnamese - taper

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n. đèn cầy nhỏ, hình nón
v. đẻo nhọn giống hình nón
a. búp măng

Definition of taper

Pronunciation
Noun
1. A slender wax candle; a small lighted wax candle; hence, a small light.
2. A tapering form; gradual diminution of thickness and/or cross section in an elongated object
The taper of a spire.
The legs of the table had a slight taper to them.
3. A thin stick used for lighting candles, either a wax-coated wick or a slow-burning wooden rod.
Verb
4. To make thinner or narrower at one end.
5. To diminish gradually.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: tapering
Present: taper (3.person: tapers)
Past: tapered
Future: will taper
Present conditional: would taper
Present Perfect: have tapered (3.person: has tapered)
Past Perfect: had tapered
Future Perfect: will have tapered
Past conditional: would have tapered
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