## truncating

Verb

- Present participle of
*truncate*.

- In a rarer type of twinning, in which the twin-plane is 1521) (a plane
**truncating**the edge between r and z), the two individuals are united in juxtaposition with their principal axis nearly at right angles (84° 33'). - 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.

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