from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the apex cut off and replaced by a plane, especially one parallel to the base. Used of a cone or pyramid.
- adj. Lacking one or more syllables, especially in the final foot; catalectic.
- adj. Lacking an initial or final syllable. Used of a line of verse.
- adj. Truncate.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of truncate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cut off; cut short; maimed.
- adj. Replaced, or cut off, by a plane, especially when equally inclined to the adjoining faces.
- adj. Lacking the apex; -- said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off.
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- adj. cut short in duration
- adj. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off
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