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What is another word for tapering?

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Narrowing or thinning in width
“A turn to the right revealed a long tapering hallway leading to a break area furnished with tables and chairs.”
Having a pointed or conical tip or top
“From the bridge, you can also spot the tapering tip of the Eiffel Tower peeking above the skyline.”
Diminishing in level or extent
“The companies used a tapering rate of overtime pay for supervisors.”
Resembling a knife or its effects
Restricted or low in size or space
(of a body part) Low in body fat or mass
The act or process of narrowing or reducing in width, extent or amount
“These actions led to the tapering of the real-estate boom in Japan.”
Present participle for to diminish or reduce in thickness towards one end
“All the tasting glasses came in the same shape, meaning that they taper towards the bottom.”
Present participle for to gradually lessen in amount or intensity
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“The severity of symptoms will eventually taper off after two weeks.”
Present participle for to make or become sharp or physically sharper
Present participle for to become or make less wide
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