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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.

trun•ca•tion

(trʌŋˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of truncating.
2. the quality or state of being truncated.
3. the omission of one or more unaccented syllables at the beginning or the end of a line of verse.

truncation

the omission of one or more unaccented syllables at the beginning or end of a verse. — truncated, adj.
See also: Verse
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.truncation - the property of being truncated or shorttruncation - the property of being truncated or short
lowness - the quality of being low; lacking height; "he was suddenly aware of the lowness of the ceiling"
2.truncation - the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)truncation - the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)
carving, cutting - removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
3.truncation - the act of cutting shorttruncation - the act of cutting short; "it is an obvious truncation of the verse"; "they were sentenced to a truncation of their limbs"
shortening - act of decreasing in length; "the dress needs shortening"
Translations

truncation

[trʌŋˈkeɪʃən] Ntruncamiento m

truncation

nKürzung f, → Beschneidung f; (Comput) (of number)Abschneiden nt; (of process)Abbruch m
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