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trun·ca·ted

 (trŭng′kā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having the apex cut off and replaced by a plane, especially one parallel to the base. Used of a cone or pyramid.
2. Lacking one or more syllables, especially in the final foot; catalectic.
3. Shortened or reduced: a truncated version of the story.

truncated

(trʌŋˈkeɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Mathematics) maths (of a cone, pyramid, prism, etc) having an apex or end removed by a plane intersection that is usually nonparallel to the base
2. (Chemistry) (of a crystal) having edges or corners cut off
3. shortened by or as if by cutting off; truncate

trun•cat•ed

(ˈtrʌŋ keɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. shortened by or as if by having a part cut off; cut short.
2. (of a geometric figure or solid) having the apex, vertex, or end cut off by a plane: a truncated cone.
4. (of a line of verse) lacking one or more unstressed syllables needed to fill out the metrical pattern.
[1480–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.truncated - cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
short - primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"
2.truncated - terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut offtruncated - 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"
Translations
مَقْطوع
zkrácený
megcsonkított
styttur
saīsināts
güdükkesikkısaltılmış

truncated

[trʌŋˈkeɪtɪd] ADJ (= shortened) [report] → truncado

truncated

[trʌŋˈkeɪtɪd] adj [object, cone, text] → tronqué(e); [meeting, debate] → écourté(e)

truncated

adj treegestutzt; article, speech, versiongekürzt; presidencyverkürzt; conestumpf; leafabgestumpft; (Comput) text, fileabgeschnitten

truncated

[trʌŋˈkeɪtɪd] adj (Geom) → tronco/a

truncated

(traŋˈkeitid) , ((American) ˈtraŋkeitid) adjective
shortened by cutting off a part, especially the end. a truncated version of the play.
References in classic literature ?
The two arms fell with a sudden force; they heard the hissing of the scimitar and the cry of the victim, then a truncated mass sank beneath the blow.
As I took hold of the handle of the door I heard an exclamation, oddly truncated at the end, and a click and a thud.
Laussedat, in watching the eclipse of July 18, 1860, probed that the horns of the lunar crescent were rounded and truncated.
Tommy, with true brotherly sympathy, was amusing himself by turning Dolly's skirt over her bald head and exhibiting her truncated body to the general scorn--an indignity which cut Totty to the heart.
As we neared the dark, truncated cone the vessel's speed was diminished until we barely moved.
Here, as you perceive, is the inner pocket prolonged into the lining in such fashion as to give ample space for the truncated fowling piece.
Our only clue lay in the truncated telegram, and with a copy of this in his hand Holmes set forth to find a second link for his chain.
But on examination I found many cuts across the truncated section; in other words, they were struck after the head was off.
Whilst the existing structure is removed, the council's project team will work on finalising the design for the truncated pier.
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