truncated

[ truhng-key-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF truncated
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRUNCATED

The animals stopped on the upper plateau of the truncated cone.

Modioliform: globular, truncated at both ends; like the hub of a wheel.

The pyramid of Cholula is of truncated form, like most of these numerous structures.

Too far from the truncated kopjes to reap any benefit from them.

The general form of the egg is still that of a truncated ellipsoid.

But there is also a truncated mound, fifty by eighty feet, and nine feet high.

In the truncated summit of Mount Rainier there are three craters.

Their capitals are imitated from truncated lotus-buds, like that in Fig. 42.

Inner aperture of the cone nearly as broad as the half radius of the shell, about twice as broad as the truncated outer aperture.

Basal third of the arms square; distal two thirds triangular, three times as broad, with a truncated distal end.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., past participle adjective from truncate. Originally in heraldry; modern senses are post-1700.

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