adv. in a tapering manner

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Taperingly — Tapering Ta per*ing, a. Becoming gradually smaller toward one end. {Ta per*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taperingly — See taper. * * * …   Universalium

  • taperingly — adverb In a tapering manner; growing thinner towards one end …   Wiktionary

  • taperingly — ta·per·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • taperingly — adverb : in a tapering fashion * * * tāˈperingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑taper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hétérogramme — Un hétérogramme (du grec hétéros : « autre » et gramma : « lettre ») est une phrase comportant chaque lettre de l alphabet au plus une fois. En français, un hétérogramme peut comporter au plus 26 lettres (42 si l on… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • taper — taper1 taperer, n. taperingly, adv. /tay peuhr/, v.i. 1. to become smaller or thinner toward one end. 2. to grow gradually lean. v.t. 3. to make gradually smaller toward one end. 4. to reduce gradually. 5. taper off …   Universalium

  • spiring — I. adjective Etymology: from gerund of spire (II) : rising taperingly to or as if to a point : soaring aloft : reaching to a great height spiring summits of vast mountains Thomas Pennant spiring grass II …   Useful english dictionary

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