truncated: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trung'kā-tid), [key]
- shortened by or as if by having a part cut off; cut short: an unnecessarily truncated essay.
- (of a geometric figure or solid) having the apex, vertex, or end cut off by a plane: a truncated cone or pyramid.
- (of a crystal) having corners, angles, or edges cut off or replaced by a single plane.
- truncate (def. 4).
- (of a line of verse) lacking at the beginning or end one or more unstressed syllables needed to fill out the metrical pattern.
- truncated (Thesaurus)