truncated

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adjective trun·cat·ed \ˈtrəŋ-ˌkā-təd, ˈtrən-\

Definition of truncated

  1. 1a :  cut short :  curtailed a truncated scheduleb :  lacking an expected or normal element (such as a syllable) at the beginning or end :  catalectic

  2. 2 :  having the apex replaced by a plane section and especially by one parallel to the base a truncated cone

Circa 1704

First Known Use of truncated

circa 1704



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