- trundle bed,
Origin of truncation
Examples from the Web for truncation
The outcrop of beds at the surface is commonly the truncation of these curves.
The parts reproduced assume their previous relations, and effect a return to the balance impaired by their truncation.
The truncation of six of the edges of each has, in some manner or other, been effected.
But it is obvious that it is reproduction, or reversion back to the state which existed previous to the truncation of the edges.
The stock of bifid was at first extremely varied in the amount of this truncation.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila|Thomas Hunt Morgan
1570s, from Late Latin truncationem, noun of action from past participle stem of truncare (see truncate).