• (British) IPA: /tɹʌŋˈkeɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtɹʌŋˌkeɪt/

truncate (truncates, present participle truncating; past and past participle truncated)

  1. (transitive) To shorten (something) by, or as if by, cutting part of it off.
  2. (mathematics, transitive) To shorten (a decimal number) by removing trailing (or leading) digits.
  3. (geometry) To replace a corner by a plane (or to make a similar change to a crystal).
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truncate (not comparable)

  1. Truncated.
  2. (botany, anatomy) Having an abrupt termination.
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  • Russian: укоро́ченный

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