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Definition of the adjective truncate

What does truncate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off
    • examples: a truncate leaf | truncated volcanic mountains | a truncated pyramid
    • synonym of truncate: truncated
    • similar: short

Alternative definition of the adjective truncate

adjective

  1. See truncated.
  2. [botany, anatomy] Having an abrupt termination.

Definition of the verb truncate

What does truncate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: truncated | truncating | truncates

  1. replace a corner by a plane
  2. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
  3. make shorter as if by cutting off
    • examples: truncate a word | Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of truncate: cut short
    • more generic word: shorten = make shorter than originally intended
    • entailment: chop off / cut off / lop off = remove by or as if by cutting

Alternative definition of the verb truncate

verb

  1. To shorten something as if by cutting off part of it.
  2. [mathematics] To shorten a decimal number by removing trailing (or leading) digits; to chop.
  3. [geometry] To replace a corner by a plane (or to make a similar change to a crystal).

Definition of the verb truncate for high school students

    to shorten by cutting off
    • example: After winning the derby, the jockey truncated the long speech he had planned and thanked only his mom and his horse.

The verb truncate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Explanation

Truncate: In SQL, the TRUNCATE TABLE statement is a Data Definition Language operation that marks the extents of a table for deallocation. The result of this operation quickly removes all data from a table, typically bypassing a number of integrity enforcing mechanisms. It was officially introduced in the SQL:2008 standard.

Phrases with Truncate

Phrases starting with the word Truncate:

  1. Truncate Corbula
  2. Truncate Saxicave
  3. Truncate Coralfish
  4. Truncate Softshell
  5. Truncate Sumo Crab
  6. Truncate Urocoptid
  7. Truncate Pottia Moss
  8. Truncate Rubble Crab
  9. Truncate Softshell Clam

Phrases ending with the word Truncate:

  1. Pottia Truncate
  2. Tornatina Truncate
  3. Montlivaltia Truncate

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Truncate

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Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

Cut short—curtail, truncate, abbreviate, lop Cut small shavings from wood— whittle Cut the end from—prune, curtail, truncate Cut the grass—mow, mowed Cut the size of workforce—retrench Cut the thread of a screw—chase Cut the tip ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

Sheath caducous or shedding late, 15-20 branches clustered, no auricles and no cilia, sheath ligule truncate, leaves lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, food for pandas, edible shoots, culm used for weaving, for making walking stick, see Journal ...

Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

by L. Zombori, Henrik Steinmann

soft abdomen and the membranous hind wing abbreviate elytron, elytron abbreviatunr, the elytron that does not cover the abdomen entirely (a variety of the truncate elytron) amplíate elytron, elytron ampliation: the type of elytron whose outer ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (2013)

by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton

truncate; (1) for the growth form resulting ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic of the Talmudic and Geonic Periods (2002)

by Michael Sokoloff

to truncate a Tannaitic text: nV ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Red-rusty ; thorax narrowly truncate cordiform ; elytra black-blue-green ; abdomen blackish; antennae, with the exception of the tips of the third and fourth joints, obscure blackish. Carabus crepitans. Linn. Marsh. Brachinus crepitans. Web. Fabr ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

truncate, truncheon see TRUNK trunk [LME] Trunk comes via Old French from Latin truncus 'the main stem of a tree'.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

Red-rusty ; thorax narrowly truncate cordiform ; elytra black-blue-green; abdomen blackish; antennae, with the exception of the tips of the third and fourth joints, obscure blackish. Carabus cresitans. Linn. Marsh. Brachinus crepitans. Web. Fabr.

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Truncate Meaning

Video shows what truncate means. To shorten something as if by cutting off part of it.. To shorten a decimal number by removing trailing (or leading) digits; ...

Scrabble value of T1R1U1N1C3A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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