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1. Accounting: Dropping some or all significant digits right of a decimal point.
2. Banking: Shortening of check processing cycle by safekeeping the paid checks instead of returning them to their respective writers (drawers).
3. Computing: Cutting off the end of a number string that is too large to fit in the available memory, or an image or text that is too large for the available space.
4. Database search: Ability of some search engines to locate related terms from a root keyword and a wildcard (such as an '*'). For example, entering 'manage*' will return pages that contain the terms manageable, management, manager, and manageress.

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