Meaning of tapering in English:


Pronunciation /ˈteɪpərɪŋ/

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Translate tapering into Spanish


  • 1Becoming thinner or narrower towards one end.

    • ‘the five tapering fingers of her hand’
    1. 1.1Gradually lessening or reducing.
      • ‘a tapering dose of oral steroids’


mass noun
  • The process of gradually lessening or reducing something.

    • ‘patients should be encouraged to embark on a gradual tapering of dosage’