# truncating

Verb

- Present participle of
*truncate*.

- The truncated tetrahedron is formed by
**truncating**the vertices of a regular tetrahedron so as to leave the original faces hexagons. - REoo-apes-KaiSEKa, fourteen) formed by
**truncating**the vertices of a cube so as to leave the original faces squares. - The truncated octahedron is formed by
**truncating**the vertices of an octahedron so as to leave the original faces hexagons; consequently it is bounded by 8 hexagonal and 6 square faces. - Svo - Kat- rpoieKovra, thirty-two), is a 32-faced solid, formed by
**truncating**the vertices of an icosahedron so that the original faces become triangles. - The truncated dodecahedron is formed by
**truncating**the vertices of a dodecahedron parallel to the faces of the coaxial icosahedron so as to leave the former decagons.

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