–verb (used with object)
1. to shorten by cutting off a part; cut short.
2. Mathematics, Computers . to shorten (a number) by dropping a digit or digits: The numbers 1.4142 and 1.4987 can both be truncated to 1.4.
4. Biology .
a. square or broad at the end, as if cut off transversely.
b. lacking the apex, as certain spiral shells.
As if eaten by moths
Tasty butterfly wings
haiku 18th October 2017
2 days ago