Definition of truncation


  • the property of being truncated or short. Synonyms: shortness.
  • the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces).
  • the act of cutting short; "it is an obvious truncation of the verse", "they were sentenced to a truncation of their limbs".

Rhymes with truncation

alliteration, alternation, brutalization, circulation, decimation, deterioration, excoriation, formalization, homogenization, immolation, incineration, incoordination, interpolation, mortification, substation, syncopation, workstation.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • truncation is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 12 points
  • truncation is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 12 points
  • truncation is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 16 points
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