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trun·cate

 (trŭng′kāt′)
tr.v. trun·cat·ed, trun·cat·ing, trun·cates
1. To shorten or reduce: The script was truncated to leave time for commercials. See Synonyms at shorten.
2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.
3. To replace (the edge of a crystal) with a plane face.
adj.
1. Appearing to terminate abruptly, as a leaf of a tulip tree or a coiled gastropod shell that lacks a spire.
2. Truncated.

[Latin truncāre, truncāt-, from truncus, trunk; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

trun′cate′ly adv.
trun·ca′tion n.

truncate

vb
(tr) to shorten by cutting off a part, end, or top
adj
1. cut short; truncated
2. (Biology) biology having a blunt end, as though cut off at the tip: a truncate leaf.
[C15: from Latin truncāre to lop]
trunˈcately adv
trunˈcation n

trun•cate

(ˈtrʌŋ keɪt)

v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to shorten by or as if by cutting off a part; cut short.
adj.
2. truncated.
3. Biol.
a. square or broad at the end, as if cut off transversely.
b. lacking the apex, as certain spiral shells.
[1480–90; < Latin truncātus, past participle of truncāre to lop, derivative of truncus trunk; see -ate1]
trun′cate•ly, adv.

truncate


Past participle: truncated
Gerund: truncating

Imperative
truncate
truncate
Present
I truncate
you truncate
he/she/it truncates
we truncate
you truncate
they truncate
Preterite
I truncated
you truncated
he/she/it truncated
we truncated
you truncated
they truncated
Present Continuous
I am truncating
you are truncating
he/she/it is truncating
we are truncating
you are truncating
they are truncating
Present Perfect
I have truncated
you have truncated
he/she/it has truncated
we have truncated
you have truncated
they have truncated
Past Continuous
I was truncating
you were truncating
he/she/it was truncating
we were truncating
you were truncating
they were truncating
Past Perfect
I had truncated
you had truncated
he/she/it had truncated
we had truncated
you had truncated
they had truncated
Future
I will truncate
you will truncate
he/she/it will truncate
we will truncate
you will truncate
they will truncate
Future Perfect
I will have truncated
you will have truncated
he/she/it will have truncated
we will have truncated
you will have truncated
they will have truncated
Future Continuous
I will be truncating
you will be truncating
he/she/it will be truncating
we will be truncating
you will be truncating
they will be truncating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been truncating
you have been truncating
he/she/it has been truncating
we have been truncating
you have been truncating
they have been truncating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been truncating
you will have been truncating
he/she/it will have been truncating
we will have been truncating
you will have been truncating
they will have been truncating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been truncating
you had been truncating
he/she/it had been truncating
we had been truncating
you had been truncating
they had been truncating
Conditional
I would truncate
you would truncate
he/she/it would truncate
we would truncate
you would truncate
they would truncate
Past Conditional
I would have truncated
you would have truncated
he/she/it would have truncated
we would have truncated
you would have truncated
they would have truncated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.truncate - replace a corner by a planetruncate - replace a corner by a plane    
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
interchange, substitute, replace, exchange - put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; "the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt"; "substitute regular milk with fat-free milk"; "synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning"
2.truncate - approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
3.truncate - make shorter as if by cutting offtruncate - make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
shorten - make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness"
Adj.1.truncate - terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut offtruncate - terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
short - (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"

truncate

verb shorten, cut, crop, trim, clip, dock, prune, curtail, cut short, pare, lop, abbreviate I'm going to truncate the time I spend at work.
extend, stretch, prolong, lengthen, draw out, spin out, drag out, protract

truncate

verb
To decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising:
Translations
katkaistalyhentäätypistää
csonkol

truncate

[trʌŋˈkeɪt] VT [+ report, speech] → truncar

truncate

vtkürzen, beschneiden; (Comput) numberabschneiden; processabbrechen
adj conestumpf; leafabgestumpft

truncate

[trʌŋˈkeɪt] vt (report, speech) → tagliare

trun·cate

a. truncado-a, que tiene una parte cercenada; amputado-a;
v. truncar, cortar, amputar.
References in classic literature ?
The country rises in successive steps of table-land, interspersed with some truncate conical hills, and the horizon is bounded by an irregular chain of more lofty mountains.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Anbar Provincial Council warned of attempts to truncate parts of Anbar province under the pretext of combating terrorism.
It is crucial to note that the only way to truncate transaction log under this recovery model is to make a transaction log backup copy.