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truncation

 [trung-ka´shun]
in information science, a process for retrieving alternative endings or beginnings of a term without having to specify the actual variations.

truncation 

Removal of the peripheral part of a contact lens. The truncation is often undertaken at the base of a prism ballast lens. See ballast.
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Before Check 21's passage, truncation could occur only by agreement among the banks involved.
The purpose of this paper is to present a more general formulation based on the approach of [7] which gives accurate truncation error estimates in all cases without the need for high-order residual transfers.
structures in the disks, at least at their edges, and in tandem with theoretical work, perhaps allow us to establish the most likely cause of the apparent disk truncation," he and O'Dell wrote in the May ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL.
AGIS Consulting was commissioned to conduct research and analyze check truncation initiatives throughout the world, specifically targeting Australia, Brazil, France, India, Italy, South Africa, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
By adopting a futuristic Check Truncation System, banks can reduce their check clearance time, comply with statutory requirements, minimize frauds, streamline their Payment and Settlement function and embrace the journey towards a Unified Payments Hub.
The Check Truncation Act (CTA) proposed by the Federal Reserve will increase the efficiency and reduce the costs of processing checks, according to Fed Vice Chairman Roger Ferguson, who spoke before a U.
Using check truncation is also a very efficient time saving device to use.
It is the truncation of this region, either by a cancer-causing virus encasing a segment of normal DNA or by molecular biologists isolating the ras gene, that confers malignant power.
Panini will showcase their market-leading payments technology, including solutions for check truncation and document automation, and software for scanner management, optimization & security.
Understanding Consumer Demand For Check 21, Truncation, and Conversion offerings
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Also in May, the Board approved making permanent two services that had been the subject of pilot programs: check truncation (in which the bank holds the check and transmits payment information electronically) and the electronic capture of check data encoded for magnetic ink character recognition (MICR).