truncation

Definitions of truncation
  1. noun
    the act of cutting short
    “it is an obvious truncation of the verse”
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    type of:
    shortening
    act of decreasing in length
  2. noun
    the property of being truncated or short
    synonyms: shortness
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    type of:
    lowness
    the quality of being low; lacking height
  3. noun
    the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)
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    type of:
    carving, cutting
    removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
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