Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Truncation (Page: 1546)

Trun*ca"tion (?), n. [L. truncatio.]

1. The act of truncating, lopping, or cutting off.

2. The state of being truncated.

3. (Min.) The replacement of an edge or solid angle by a plane, especially when the plane is equally inclined to the adjoining faces.