Truncate Trun"cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Truncated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Truncating}.] [L. truncatus, p. p. of truncare to cut off, mutilate, fr. truncus maimed, mutilated, cut short. See {Trunk}.] To cut off; to lop; to maim. [1913 Webster]

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