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TRUNCATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does truncated mean? 

TRUNCATED (adjective)
  The adjective TRUNCATED has 2 senses:

1. cut short in duration
2. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off

  Familiarity information: TRUNCATED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRUNCATED (adjective)


Sense 1truncated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut short in duration

Synonyms:

truncated; abbreviated; shortened

Context examples:

the abbreviated speech / her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking / an unsatisfactory truncated conversation

Similar:

short (primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration)


Sense 2truncated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off

Synonyms:

truncate; truncated

Context examples:

a truncate leaf / truncated volcanic mountains / a truncated pyramid

Similar:

short ((primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length)


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