Etymology
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truncated (adj.)

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

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Definitions of truncated

truncated (adj.)
cut short in duration;
an unsatisfactory truncated conversation
Synonyms: abbreviated / shortened
truncated (adj.)
terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off;
truncated volcanic mountains
a truncated pyramid
Synonyms: truncate
From wordnet.princeton.edu