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  1. truncate

    • IPA[ˈtrəNGˌkāt]

    美式

    • v.
      shorten the duration or extent of;shorten by cutting off the top or end
    • adj.
      (of a leaf, feather, or other part) ending abruptly as if cut off across the base or tip.
    • verb: truncate, 3rd person present: truncates, gerund or present participle: truncating, past tense: truncated, past participle: truncated

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    動詞

    • 1. shorten the duration or extent of he was a sensational player whose career was truncated by injuries like many women of her generation who were at school just before the war, she was obliged to truncate her education
    • shorten by cutting off the top or end the torso has been truncated just below the neck line
    • 2. replace (an edge or an angle) by a plane, typically so as to make equal angles with the adjacent faces.

    形容詞

    • 1. (of a leaf, feather, or other part) ending abruptly as if cut off across the base or tip.
    • adj.
      shortened in duration or extent: his truncated career a truncated version of the show

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      shortened in duration or extent: his truncated career a truncated version of the show

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • 更多解釋
    • v.
      shorten the duration or extent of: he was a sensational player whose career was truncated by injuries like many women of her generation who were at school just before the war, she was obliged to truncate her education
    • adj.
      (of a leaf, feather, or other part) ending abruptly as if cut off across the base or tip.

    Oxford Dictionary