truncation

Definitions of truncation
1

n the act of cutting short

“it is an obvious truncation of the verse”
“they were sentenced to a truncation of their limbs”
Type of:
shortening
act of decreasing in length

n the property of being truncated or short

Synonyms:
shortness
Type of:
lowness
the quality of being low; lacking height

n 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)

Type of:
carving, cutting
removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

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