In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(shorten)truncartruncated cone — cono truncado masculine
- truncated prism — prisma truncado
- Now, that is, at best, an abbreviated and truncated version of what had occurred, is it not?
- The film is characterised by the fine balance between truncated anecdotes and a nuanced sense of time passing.
- Since Wilson died at an early age, the story is necessarily truncated.
- There was a strained pause following that truncated attempt at a sentence.
- It was truncated on its northern fringe by two prehistoric mining pits and on its eastern side by another.
- The floor zone in the porches was truncated by the plow at the far northeast and far southwest corners of the structure basin.
- In all, that made for a fairly truncated day today, but at least I now feel very blithe, and I had two excellent ideas for the book.
- The speakers praised the deeds of the former Mayor whose second term was truncated by legislative and judicial developments.
- Then it rushed the deal through via an urgency committee which truncated public debate and scrutiny.
- Even such truncated performances, however, are thought to evoke cosmic responses such as thunderstorms or strong rain.
- The time from the first stage of deepening sleep to REM sleep is truncated.
- Spring netting was truncated shortly after peak passage of that species.
- So, it was a fairly truncated session, but worth it nonetheless, and we made a pact to repeat it tomorrow.
- What happened, though, was that the debate ran eight minutes long, so all of the ensuing commentary was truncated.
- However, when I looked today, the same behavior takes place: the link is still truncated.
- For all of these goods, product cycles are truncated by rapid innovation.
- It was no accident that Charles often truncated his public speeches.
- I've truncated the entries here on the main page after realizing the scroll had reached ridiculous lengths.
- All of these plotlines feel like they're truncated from longer films.
- Both her parents had had interrupted childhoods, and truncated educations, and were determined their children should not suffer the same fate.
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