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  Definition of truncate
  1. make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
  2. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
  3. replace a corner by a plane
  4. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
Similar Words: cut short, truncated

 

Entailments: cut off, chop off, lop off

 

Derivational Morphology: truncation

 

 
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