curtate

[kur-teyt]
adjective
shortened; reduced; abbreviated.

Origin:
1670–80; < Latin curtātus past participle of curtāre to shorten, derivative of curtus. See curt, -ate1

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curtate (ˈkɜːteɪt)
 
adj
shortened
 
[C17: from Late Latin curtāre to shorten, from Latin curtus cut short; see curt]

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The statement of the method shall include whether curtate or continuous factors are used.
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