truncate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trung'kāt), [key]
— v., adj. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
- to shorten by cutting off a part; cut short: Truncate detailed explanations.
- to shorten (a number) by dropping a digit or digits: The numbers 1.4142 and 1.4987 can both be truncated to 1.4.
- square or broad at the end, as if cut off transversely.
- lacking the apex, as certain spiral shells.
- truncate (Thesaurus)