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truncate

 [trung´kāt]
having the end cut squarely off.

trun·cate

(trŭn'kāt),
Truncated; cut across at right angles to the long axis, or appearing to be so cut.
[L. trunco, pp. -atus, to maim, cut off]

truncate

/trun·cate/ (trung´kāt)
1. to amputate; to deprive of limbs.
2. having the end cut squarely off.

trun·cate

(trŭng'kāt)
Truncated; cut across at right angles to the long axis, or appearing to be so cut.
[L. trunco, pp. -atus, to maim, cut off]

truncate

(of plant structures) terminating abruptly.

truncate

1. to amputate; to deprive of limbs.
2. having the end cut squarely off.
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The integration of our products allows banks to significantly improve processing by truncating checks at the source, " stated Leni Selvaggio, vice president, Getronics financial services marketing.