Meaning of truncation

trun•ca•tion

Pronunciation: (trung-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of truncating.
  2. the quality or state of being truncated.
  3. the omission of one or more unaccented syllables at the beginning or the end of a line of verse.
  4. a system of electronic check recording under which canceled checks are not returned to customers by the bank.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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