Definition of truncation in US English:

truncation

noun

  • See truncate

    • ‘But then the papers were summaries, they were truncations, densely-packed contextualisers that served little purpose other than to inspire questions.’
    • ‘The Chinese and English versions are truncations with a significant number of lines being omitted.’
    • ‘Different R5 sequences at the 5’ junctions correspond to truncations of the element with the top sequence in corresponding to a full-length element.’
    • ‘For the most severe truncations, we also observed a dependence of Ca 2 + transients on external Ca 2 +.’
    • ‘Both strains exhibited macrochaete duplications, eye defects, and loss of wing material consistent with dominant-negative effects of the Mam truncations described previously.’

Pronunciation

truncation

/ˌtrəNGˈkāSH(ə)n//ˌtrəŋˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/