×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Opposite of beheaded

Opposite of beheaded

Opposite of beheaded

(OP)
It is not really the opposite - it is chopping off the opposite end. I'm looking for a way of describing text that has the top and bottom are not visible. Basically

hay looks like nav

Initially I was thinking of topped and tailed but not sure whether that sounds right or not in this context.

Then I thought maybe beheaded and betailed but that didn't sound right. Probably no such word as betailed or befooted.

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Depoliticized

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Beheaded is not a technical term, per se; it describes the removal of someone's head, typically by sword or axe. As such, there is no corresponding term for the act of removing someone's feet or rear.

TTFN (ta ta for now)
I can do absolutely anything. I'm an expert! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKorP55Aqvg
FAQ731-376: Eng-Tips.com Forum Policies forum1529: Translation Assistance for Engineers Entire Forum list http://www.eng-tips.com/forumlist.cfm

RE: Opposite of beheaded

I'd use the typographical terms: ascender & descender. lost, missing, truncated, deleted, omitted ascenders and descenders.

RE: Opposite of beheaded

rectified?

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Shaved top and bottom?

Remember - More details = better answers
Also: If you get a response it's polite to respond to it.

RE: Opposite of beheaded

(OP)
Sans-... sounds printy enough. I think I'll use that.

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Just think, there was a time when someone said, "How do you call a font that removes the flourishes at the tips of letter strokes?". Someone replied "Those flourishes are called serifs, so I guess sans-serif", and BAM! sans-serif font was born.

Andrew H.
www.MotoTribology.com

RE: Opposite of beheaded

'Sans-serif' sounds a lot better than 'without-flourishes' winky smile

John R. Baker, P.E. (ret)
EX-Product 'Evangelist'
Irvine, CA
Siemens PLM:
UG/NX Museum:

The secret of life is not finding someone to live with
It's finding someone you can't live without

RE: Opposite of beheaded

xwb,

The UNIX commands for reading text are head and tail, although this sounds like the opposite of what you are doing.

--
JHG

RE: Opposite of beheaded

The text was "cropped".

RE: Opposite of beheaded

"de-prefixed" and "de-suffixed"?

I’ll see your silver lining and raise you two black clouds. - Protection Operations

RE: Opposite of beheaded

TheTick, I almost diode laughing at that one.

My glass has a v/c ratio of 0.5

Maybe the tyranny of Murphy is the penalty for hubris. - http://xkcd.com/319/

RE: Opposite of beheaded

I was going to say reheaded...
As in putting the head back one. LOL

David
Connect with me on LinkedIn. http://lnkd.in/fY7-QK
Quote: "If it ain't broke, I must not've fixed it good enough"

RE: Opposite of beheaded

I think you had the perfect description in your original post.

Quote:

text has the top and bottom are not visible so that 'hay' looks like 'nav'

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Wading?

A.

RE: Opposite of beheaded

I didn’t get the example at first. It’s the removal of the ascenders and the descenders.

I’ll see your silver lining and raise you two black clouds. - Protection Operations

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Quote (typically by sword or axe)


or with one of my projects, a snowmobile bridge...

Rather than think climate change and the corona virus as science, think of it as the wrath of God. Feel any better?

-Dik

RE: Opposite of beheaded

Trimmed top and bottom.

RE: Opposite of beheaded

with brain

luis

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

Low-Volume Rapid Injection Molding With 3D Printed Molds
Learn methods and guidelines for using stereolithography (SLA) 3D printed molds in the injection molding process to lower costs and lead time. Discover how this hybrid manufacturing process enables on-demand mold fabrication to quickly produce small batches of thermoplastic parts. Download Now
Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM)
Examine how the principles of DfAM upend many of the long-standing rules around manufacturability - allowing engineers and designers to place a part’s function at the center of their design considerations. Download Now
Taking Control of Engineering Documents
This ebook covers tips for creating and managing workflows, security best practices and protection of intellectual property, Cloud vs. on-premise software solutions, CAD file management, compliance, and more. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close