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truhngkay shuhn

  • n  the property of being truncated or short
  • n  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)
  • n  the act of cutting short
    it is an obvious truncation of the verse
    they were sentenced to a truncation of their limbs

  • To Architect Cram, proofreaders' apologies for a sorry truncation.
  • The word politician, which may carry enough downbeat connotation for most tastes, can be given additional unsavoriness by truncation: pol.
  • As precedent for military trials, the Administration cites the 1942 execution of Nazi saboteurs, an embarrassing truncation of due process rendered by a Supreme Court that two .

  • Bob Brown in Sydney Morning Herald
    In preparation for Truncation and Electronic Check Presentment (TECP), Canada's equivalent to Check 21, one of our top priorities is to have a solution in place that mitigates our risk exposure, protects our customer's privacy, and ensures document... Wayne Martin PR Newswire (press release) May 24, 2006 102338 135836 truncation This is the most conservative government in living memory and it has some pretty nasty things in its saddle bag that it hasn't shown the people yet," Senator Brown told reporters. "We will see truncation of civil liberties in Australia,...

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