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tay perd

  • v  diminish gradually
    Interested tapered off
  • v  give a point to
    The candles are tapered
  • s  becoming gradually narrower
    trousers with tapered legs

  • Our romantic relationship tapered off after the birth of Satchel, tapered off quickly.
  • The hundreds of sharply tapered synthetic fibers that pad the bot's four appendages replicate the gecko's fancy footwork, including an elegant toe-curl release, to climb glass .
  • And the initial burst of volunteer enthusiasm following the disaster has tapered dramatically.
News & Articles

  • PRINCETON: Couple robbed and threatened with a stun gun
    A pair of out-of-towners were mugged and threatened with a stun gun by a group of young men Sunday evening as Princeton Reunions weekend festivities tapered to an end.
    June 12, 2013 - The Princeton Packet
  • Mac: Apple Mac Pro (Mid 2013)
    “Can’t innovate anymore, my ###,” said Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller, as if he was dropping a microphone after an amazing performance. We were hoping Apple would use WWDC to show off a brand new Mac Pro ($TBD), and it didn’t let us down: shaped like a tapered metal tube, this is a radically different machine from not only the previous Pro, but anything Apple’s done before. Everything’s ...
    June 10, 2013 - iLounge
  • Thyme with Rosemary: Bright-hued carrots are 'sunshine of summer'
    Carrots are surely the sunshine of summer. In my haste to pull a few, I get baby carrots that are tender and crisp. This long tapered root vegetable is surely the sovereign of all root crops; carrots are hardy, well liked and easy to grow.
    June 9, 2013 - Journal & Courier
Quotes

  • David Grossman in eTaiwan News
    At the beginning, he would burst out crying, but that's tapered off,Grossman said. "But he clings to Sandra."
  • Mark Spitz in Canada.com
    If you had been tapered totally for this meet, you're going to be a little bit flat a month later,Spitz said. "There's not enough time to go back into a sequence. It takes 6-to-8 weeks to really get back and he knows that. I would expect...
  • Avery Johnson in KFOXtv.com
    Tonight we had lots of energy in the first half, in the first quarter,said Dallas head coach Avery Johnson. "It tapered off a little bit as the game wore on. But New Orleans is a tough team. They tried to control the tempo of the game....

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