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taper

synonym (synonym of taper)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    stick of wax with a wick in the middle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    give a point to (verb.change)
     

also (also)

hypernym (taper IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a convex shape that narrows toward a point (noun.shape)
    a shape that curves or bulges outward (noun.shape)
     
  • a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame (noun.artifact)
    a line made of twisted fibers or threads (noun.artifact)
     
  • diminish gradually (verb.change)
    decrease in size, extent, or range (verb.change)
     
  • give a point to (verb.change)
    assume a different shape or form (verb.change)
     
  • stick of wax with a wick in the middle (noun.artifact)
    an artificial source of visible illumination (noun.artifact)
     
  • the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone) (noun.attribute)
    an instance of becoming narrow (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF taper relation)

  • a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame (noun.artifact)
    the wick of a candle (noun.artifact)
     
  • give a point to (verb.change)
    make sharp or acute; taper; make (something) come to a point (verb.change)
     
  • stick of wax with a wick in the middle (noun.artifact)
    candles and other commodities sold by a chandler (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a candle lighted by a worshiper in a church (noun.artifact)
     
  • the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone) (noun.attribute)
    the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property of having only a dull tip (if any) (noun.attribute)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • stick of wax with a wick in the middle (noun.artifact)
    the wick of a candle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame (noun.artifact)
    stick of wax with a wick in the middle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from taper)

  • diminish gradually (verb.change)
    the act of gradually lowering the size or amount (noun.act)
     
  • give a point to (verb.change)
    sharp end (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone) (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a V shape (noun.shape)
     
  • the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone) (noun.attribute)
    give a point to (verb.change)
     
synonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym derivation wick candle wax light point sharpen taper off fizzle fizzle out peter out lamp cord narrowing convex shape decrease diminish chandlery dip rush candle rushlight vigil candle vigil light candlewick wick candle wax light kerosene lamp point sharpen tapering pointedness

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