Truncated

Definition of Truncated

Trun´ca`ted
a.1.Cut off; cut short; maimed.
2.(Min.) Replaced, or cut off, by a plane, especially when equally inclined to the adjoining faces; as, a truncated edge.
3.(Zool.) Lacking the apex; - said of certain spiral shells in which the apex naturally drops off.
Truncated cone
(Geom.) a cone or pyramid whose vertex is cut off by a plane, the plane being usually parallel to the base.

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