錐度的; 錐形的; 變斷面的
Ta·per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tapered p. pr. & vb. n. Tapering.] To become gradually smaller toward one end; as, a sugar loaf tapers toward one end.
Ta·pered a. Lighted with a taper or tapers; as, a tapered choir. [R.]
adj 1: gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire"
2: becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers";
"trousers with tapered legs" [syn: tapering, narrowing]