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  1. taper

    • IPA[ˈtāpər]

    美式

    • v.
      diminish or reduce in thickness toward one end;gradually lessen
    • n.
      a slender candle;a wick coated with wax, used for conveying a flame.
    • noun: taper, plural noun: tapers

    • 釋義

    動詞

    名詞

    • 1. a slender candle he lit the tapers in the silver candelabra
    • a wick coated with wax, used for conveying a flame.
    • 2. a gradual narrowing the current industry standard taper of 5 degrees
    • a gradual or incremental reduction with the taper in training, athletes can feel less hungry