Definitions for "Tapering"
Becoming gradually smaller toward one end.
the act of gradually lowering the size or amount; "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"
gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire"
The process athletes use to reduce their training load for several days prior to competition.
A reduction in training intensity before a major competition to give the body time to recover and adapt so as to reach a peak in performance.