from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of truncating, or the state of being truncated; also, a truncated part.
- noun In crystallography, the replacement of an angle (or edge) by a crystalline face.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of truncating, lopping, or cutting off.
- noun The state of being truncated.
- noun (Min.) The replacement of an edge or solid angle by a plane, especially when the plane is equally inclined to the adjoining faces.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The act of
truncatingor shortening(in all senses)
- noun mathematics The removal of the least
significant digitsfrom a decimal number
- noun geometry The replacement of a
solid angleby a plane(or a similar operation in other dimensions)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the act of cutting short
- noun the property of being truncated or short
- noun the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Some previous applicants will be pleased to know that a quirk known as "truncation" - in which some words, or parts of words, have been inadvertently cut off during submission, for those applicants who didn't preview their work - is likely to become a thing of the past in the form's new incarnation.
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 Low Avoid hostname truncation and incorrect eliding.
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