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Having a smooth, curved surface,
  1. Having a smooth, curved surface
    • - rounded gray hills
  2. Having a spherical shape
    • - its rounded, almost bulbous head
  3. Forming circular or elliptical shapes
    • - his writing was firm and rounded
  4. (of a vowel) Pronounced with the lips pursed

  5. Well developed in all aspects; complete and balanced
    • - we should educate children to become rounded human beings

  1. curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
  2. (roundedness) the property possessed by a rounded convexity
  3. (rounding) (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals; "the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding"; "taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small"
  4. (Roundedness) In phonetics, vowel roundedness refers to the amount of rounding in the lips during the articulation of a vowel. That is, it is vocalic labialization. ...
  5. Rounding a numerical value means replacing it by another value that is approximately equal but has a shorter, simpler, or more explicit representation; for example, replacing US$23.4476 by US$23.45, or the fraction 312/937 by 1/3, or by 1.41.
  6. (Rounding (sediment)) Rounding, roundness or angularity are terms used to describe the shape of the corners on a particle (or clast) of sediment. Such a particle may be a grain of sand, a pebble, cobble or boulder. ...
  7. Made into a circle or sphere; Complete or balanced; Describing a number that has been changed to its nearest desired value; Ending in a broad arch; Pronounced with the lips rounded; see rounded vowel
  8. (Rounding) Creating the round spine of a book block during the hardcover binding process.
  9. (Rounding) is the process of hammering the textblock spine into a convex shape preparatory to backing. Roun ding diminishes the effect of swelling caused by the thickness of the sewing threads or the application of glue from an adhesive binding. ...
  10. (Rounding) Cutting or trimming the leather ear flap around the end or tip
  11. (Rounding) term for payout amount rounded up or down.
  12. (rounding) Shaping the backbone of the book into a convex shape in preparation for backing.
  13. (ROUNDING) The shaping of a book so that a convex form is given to the back and a concave form to the ‘foredge’.
  14. (ROUNDING) There is not a universally accepted procedure for rounding, for example, 2.315 to the nearest hundredth. ...
  15. (Rounding) "puckering" of the lips while producing a phone, most commonly a vowel
  16. (Rounding) A method of molding a piece of dough into a round ball with a smooth surface or skin.
  17. (Rounding) Allows punches or total time to be rounded based on a company’s needs.
  18. (Rounding) Getting a good meal, usually fattening; to stuff yourself.
  19. (Rounding) Increasing or decreasing the value of a number so that it only has a specific number of significant digits.  4.4999999 would round to 4, whereas 4.50101 would round to 5
  20. (Rounding) The first step in the turning process after a workpiece is mounted in the lathe. Rounding is performed at low speeds to eliminate sharp corners in preparation for the initial shaping operations.
  21. (Rounding) The provisions in the 2000 Definitions relating to rounding (Sections 8.1 and 8.2) contain changes from the 1991 Definitions. The changes are intended to reflect market practice in relation to rounding of rates achieved by means of interpolation. ...
  22. (Rounding) To change the value of recorded digits to some other value considered more desirable for the purpose at hand by dropping or changing certain digits. If your CAD software reports that a polylined area contains 45.1234 units, you would round that value to 45. ...
  23. (Rounding) Unless noted otherwise, whenever multiplication or division occurs between two numbers, the result of the division or multiplication is rounded down. The In-Depth Guides can signal such operations with words such as "half", "1/4", "1/8", "multiplied by 1.5", and so on. ...
  24. (Rounding) of particles occurs due to abrasion during transport.  Rounding increases as transport distance increases.
  25. Rounding belongs to the group of disclosure control methods based on output-perturbation. It is used to protect small counts in tabular data against disclosure. ...