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Adjective: truncated  ,trúng'key-tid or 'trúng,key-tid
  1. Cut short in duration
    "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation";
    - abbreviated, shortened
     
  2. Terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off
    "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid";
    - truncate
Verb: truncate  ,trúng'keyt or 'trúng,keyt or trung'keyt
  1. Make shorter as if by cutting off
    "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"; "truncate a word";
    - cut short
     
  2. (geometry) replace a corner by a plane
     
  3. (mathematics) approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
    "truncate a series"

See also: short

Type of: approximate, estimate, exchange, gauge, guess, interchange, judge, replace, shorten, sub, substitute

Encyclopedia: Truncated

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