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Definition of truncated

  1. 1 :  having the apex replaced by a plane section and especially by one parallel to the base <a truncated cone>

  2. 2a :  cut short :  curtailed <a truncated schedule>b :  lacking an expected or normal element (as a syllable) at the beginning or end :  catalectic

Circa 1704

First Known Use of truncated

circa 1704

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