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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trun·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Truncated p. pr. & vb. n. Truncating.]  To cut off; to lop; to maim.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trun·ca·ted a.
 1. Cut off; cut short; maimed.
 2. Min. Replaced, or cut off, by a plane, especially when equally inclined to the adjoining faces; as, a truncated edge.
 3. Zool. Lacking the apex; -- said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off.
 Truncated cone or Truncated pyramid Geom., a cone or pyramid whose vertex is cut off by a plane, the plane being usually parallel to the base.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "a
             curtailed visit"; "her shortened life was clearly the
             result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated
             conversation" [syn: abbreviated, shortened]
      2: terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or
         point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic
         mountains"; "a truncated pyramid" [syn: truncate]