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Adjective
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roundest, superlative; rounder, comparative;
  1. Shaped like or approximately like a circle or cylinder
    • - she was seated at a small, round table
  2. Having a curved shape like part of the circumference of a circle
    • - round arches
  3. Shaped like or approximately like a sphere
    • - a round glass ball
    • - the grapes are small and round
  4. (of a person's body) Plump

  5. Having a curved surface with no sharp or jagged projections
    • - the boulders look round and smooth
  6. (of a voice) Rich and mellow; not harsh

  7. (of a number) Altered for convenience of expression or calculation, for example to the nearest whole number or multiple of ten or five
    • - the size of the fleet is given in round numbers
  8. (of a number) Convenient for calculation, typically through being a multiple of ten

  9. Used to show that a figure has been completely and exactly reached
    • - a round dozen
  10. (of a sum of money) Considerable
    • - his business is worth a round sum to me
  11. (of a person or their manner of speaking) Not omitting or disguising anything; frank and truthful
    • - she berated him in good round terms
Verb
  1. Pass and go around (something) so as to move on in a changed direction
    • - the ship rounded the cape and sailed north
  2. Alter (a number) to one less exact but more convenient for calculations
    • - we'll round the weight up to the nearest pound
    • - the committee rounded down the figure
    • - let's just round it off to an even ten dollars
  3. Give a round shape to
    • - a lathe that rounded chair legs
  4. Become circular in shape
    • - her eyes rounded in dismay
  5. Pronounce (a vowel) with the lips narrowed and protruded

Noun
  1. A circular piece of a particular substance
    • - cut the pastry into rounds
  2. A thick disk of beef cut from the haunch as a joint

  3. An act of visiting each of a number of people or places
    • - she did the rounds of her family to say goodbye
    • - he made the rounds of the city's churches
  4. A tour of inspection, typically repeated regularly, in which the safety or well-being of those visited is checked
    • - the doctor is just making his rounds in the wards
  5. One of a sequence of sessions or groups of related actions or events, typically such that development or progress can be seen between one group and another
    • - the two sides held three rounds of talks
  6. A division of a contest such as a boxing or wrestling match

  7. One of a succession of stages in a sporting contest or other competition, in each of which more candidates are eliminated
    • - the playoffs in the second round
  8. An act of playing all the holes in a golf course once
    • - Eileen enjoys the occasional round of golf
  9. A regularly recurring sequence of activities or functions
    • - their lives were a daily round of housework and laundry
  10. A song for three or more unaccompanied voices or parts, each singing the same theme but starting one after another, at the same pitch or in octaves; a simple canon

  11. A set of drinks bought for all the members of a group, typically as part of a sequence in which each member in turn buys such a set
    • - it's my round
  12. A measured quantity or number of something, in particular

  13. The amount of ammunition needed to fire one shot

  14. A fixed number of arrows shot from a fixed distance


  1. having a circular shape
  2. a charge of ammunition for a single shot
  3. from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around"
  4. wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"
  5. make round; "round the edges"
  6. cycle: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
  7. The significant digits (also called significant figures and abbreviated sig figs, sign.figs, sig digs or s.f.) of a number are those digits that carry meaning contributing to its precision. ...
  8. A round is a musical composition in which two or more voices sing exactly the same melody (and may continue repeating it indefinitely), but with each voice beginning at different times so that different parts of the melody coincide in the different voices, but nevertheless fit harmoniously ...
  9. A round in the esoteric cosmology of Theosophy, Anthroposophy and Rosicrucianism is a cosmic cycle or sequence by which an evolving reincarnating being passes through the various stages of existence as the Earth, the Solar System or the Cosmos comes into and passes out of manifestation.
  10. The use of wine tasting descriptors allow the taster an opportunity to put into words the aromas and flavors that they experience and can be used in assessing the overall quality of wine. ...
  11. The Round is a theatre-in-the-round in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It specialises in theatre for children and young people. The Round opened in September 2007.
  12. (Roundness (geology)) Roundness is the degree of abrasion of sedimentary particles; expressed as the radius of the average radius of curvature of the edges or corners to the radius of curvature of the maximum inscribed sphere.
  13. A circular object; A circular or repetitious route; hospital rounds; An general outburst from a group of people at an event; A song that is sung by groups of people with each subset of people starting at a different time; A serving of something; a portion of something to each person in a group; ...
  14. (Roundness) Extent to which a feature is circular.
  15. (Roundness) The way in which the horse travels with his back arched or rounded instead of hollow.
  16. (Roundness) This refers to the longitudinal roundness of the horse’s top line giving the impression of the horse being round like a ball with the energy flowing from the hind legs up over the back to the neck and poll and the recycling itself back again.
  17. (Roundness) characteristic of a liquor that fills the mouth in a rounded way. Adjective: rounded in the mouth.
  18. (Roundness) describes the condition on a surface of revolution (cylinder, cone, sphere) where all points of the surface intersected by any plane.
  19. Roundness is the characteristic that all parts of a circle are identical. See also lobing.
  20. (Rounds) Segments that the competition stage of a tournament in divided into. In a World Cup soccer tournament, five Rounds are played.
  21. (rounds) One ounce coin shaped pieces of silver pressed from sheets of silver metal.
  22. (rounds) coin shaped silver pieces. Not official legal tender, however they may be accurate in bullion weight. Like silver bars only shaped like a coin.
  23. (ROUNDS) calling on prospective clients for photography and television
  24. (Rounds) A complete walk around the ship, checking on all spaces.
  25. (Rounds) A daily meeting of the NICU health care team to discuss the condition and treatment of each baby.