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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.
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.


(Computer Science) computing the process of shortening a variable


[trʌŋˈkeɪtɪŋ] N (Comput) → truncamiento m
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