- To shorten something as if by cutting off part of it.
- (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).
- (mathematics): round down
shorten something as if by cutting off part of it
shorten a decimal number by removing trailing (or leading) digits; to chop
replace a corner by a plane
- (geometry): dual polyhedron
truncate (not comparable)
botany, anatomy: having an abrupt termination
- Noah Webster (1913), “truncate”, in Noah Porter, editor, Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam Company
- “truncate”, in The Century Dictionary, New York: The Century Co., 1911