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Definition of the adjective truncate
What does truncate mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off
Alternative definition of the adjective truncate
- See truncated.
- [botany, anatomy] Having an abrupt termination.
Definition of the verb truncate
What does truncate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: truncated | truncating | truncates
- replace a corner by a plane
- approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
- 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
- To shorten something as if by cutting off part of it.
- synonym: round down
- [mathematics] To shorten a decimal number by removing trailing (or leading) digits; to chop.
- [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.
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:
- Truncate Corbula
- Truncate Saxicave
- Truncate Coralfish
- Truncate Softshell
- Truncate Sumo Crab
- Truncate Urocoptid
- Truncate Pottia Moss
- Truncate Rubble Crab
- Truncate Softshell Clam
Phrases ending with the word Truncate:
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Crossword 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton
truncate; (1) for the growth form resulting ...
by Michael Sokoloff
to truncate a Tannaitic text: nV ...
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 ...
by Julia Cresswell
truncate, truncheon see TRUNK trunk [LME] Trunk comes via Old French from Latin truncus 'the main stem of a tree'.
The 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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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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