Tapered vs Tampered - What's the difference?

tapered | tampered |


As verbs the difference between tapered and tampered

is that tapered is (taper) while tampered is (tamper).

As an adjective tapered

is narrowing gradually towards a point.

tapered

English

Verb

(head)
  • (taper)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • narrowing gradually towards a point
  • (obsolete) lit with a taper
  • Anagrams

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    tampered

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (tamper)

  • tamper

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person or thing that tamps.
  • A tool used to tamp something down, such as tobacco in a pipe.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To alter by making unauthorized changes; to meddle.
  • (in professional sports) To discuss future contracts against league rules with a player.