What does Truncate mean?

Definitions for Truncate
ˈtrʌŋ keɪtTrun·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truncate, truncatedverb

    terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off

    "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"

  2. truncateverb

    replace a corner by a plane

  3. truncateverb

    approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one

    "truncate a series"

  4. truncate, cut shortverb

    make shorter as if by cutting off

    "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"

Wiktionary

  1. truncateverb

    To shorten something as if by cutting off part of it.

    Etymology: From truncatus, perfect passive participle of trunco; see trunk as a verb.

  2. truncateverb

    To shorten a decimal number by removing trailing (or leading) digits; to chop.

    Etymology: From truncatus, perfect passive participle of trunco; see trunk as a verb.

  3. truncateverb

    To replace a corner by a plane (or to make a similar change to a crystal).

    Etymology: From truncatus, perfect passive participle of trunco; see trunk as a verb.

  4. truncateadjective

    truncated

    Etymology: From truncatus, perfect passive participle of trunco; see trunk as a verb.

  5. truncateadjective

    Having an abrupt termination.

    Etymology: From truncatus, perfect passive participle of trunco; see trunk as a verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Truncateverb

    to cut off; to lop; to maim

  2. Truncateadjective

    appearing as if cut off at the tip; as, a truncate leaf or feather

Freebase

  1. Truncate

    In SQL, the TRUNCATE TABLE statement is a Data Definition Language operation that marks the extents of a table for deallocation. The result of this operation quickly removes all data from a table, typically bypassing a number of integrity enforcing mechanisms. It was officially introduced in the SQL:2008 standard. The TRUNCATE TABLE mytable statement is logically equivalent to the DELETE FROM mytable statement. The following characteristics distinguish TRUNCATE TABLE from DELETE: ⁕In the Oracle Database, TRUNCATE is implicitly preceded and followed by a commit operation. ⁕Typically, TRUNCATE TABLE quickly deletes all records in a table by deallocating the data pages used by the table. This reduces the resource overhead of logging the deletions, as well as the number of locks acquired. Records removed this way cannot be restored in a rollback operation. Two notable exceptions to this rule are the implementations found in PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server, both of which allow TRUNCATE TABLE statements to be committed or rolled back transactionally.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Truncate

    trung′kāt, v.t. to cut off: to lop: to maim.—adjs. Trunc′ate, -d, appearing as if cut off at the tip: ending in a transverse line.—adv. Trun′cately.—n. Truncā′tion.—Truncated cone, pyramid, a cone, pyramid, having the vertex cut off by a line parallel to the base. [L. truncāre, -ātumtruncus.]

Entomology

  1. Truncate

    cut off squarely at tip.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Truncate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Truncate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Truncate in a Sentence

  1. Paul Offit:

    The one thing you can't truncate or coalesce or overlap is the Phase 3 trial, the proof is in the pudding. The Phase 3 trial's the pudding and now you're going to test hopefully 10, 15, 20,000 people that will get this vaccine, 15,000 people that will get placebo and you'll see to what extent this is really safe and you'll see to what extent it's effective.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    He understands the position he's in, he's probably not going to be the next attorney general, but this is a chance for him to show he can handle responsibility. This enhances his political future if he handles this well. It would be a nightmare for us to truncate the Mueller investigation.

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Translations for Truncate

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  • подкосен, подкосявамBulgarian
  • ακρωτηριασμένος, κολοβός, περικομμένος, περικόπτω, κονταίνωGreek
  • truncado, truncarSpanish
  • katkaista, typistää, lyhentääFinnish
  • tronqué, tronquer, tronquéeFrench
  • csonkolHungarian
  • mutumutuMāori
  • beneden, afkappen, afhakken, afronden, naarDutch
  • arredondarPortuguese
  • усечённый, укороченный, усекатьRussian

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