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Meaning of round

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: from beginning to end; throughout; "It rains all year
             round on Skye"; "frigid weather the year around" [syn:
             {round}, {around}]
      adj 1: having a circular shape [syn: {round}, {circular}] [ant:
      2: (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and
         reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels" [syn: {orotund},
         {rotund}, {round}, {pear-shaped}]
      3: (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred,
         or thousand; "in round numbers"
      n 1: a charge of ammunition for a single shot [syn: {round},
           {unit of ammunition}, {one shot}]
      2: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events
         occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons" [syn:
         {cycle}, {rhythm}, {round}]
      3: a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a
         policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
         [syn: {beat}, {round}]
      4: (often plural) a series of professional calls (usually in a
         set order); "the doctor goes on his rounds first thing every
         morning"; "the postman's rounds"; "we enjoyed our round of
         the local bars"
      5: the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf
         takes about 4 hours" [syn: {round of golf}, {round}]
      6: the usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his
         rounds" [syn: {round}, {daily round}]
      7: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
         [syn: {turn}, {bout}, {round}]
      8: the course along which communications spread; "the story is
         going the rounds in Washington"
      9: a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic); "he ordered
         a second round" [syn: {round}, {round of drinks}]
      10: a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
      11: a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice
          starts and others join in one after another until all are
          singing different parts of the song at the same time; "they
          enjoyed singing rounds" [syn: {round}, {troll}]
      12: an outburst of applause; "there was a round of applause"
      13: a crosspiece between the legs of a chair [syn: {rung},
          {round}, {stave}]
      14: any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out
          metal circles" [syn: {circle}, {round}]
      v 1: wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"
      2: make round; "round the edges" [syn: {round}, {round out},
         {round off}]
      3: pronounce with rounded lips [syn: {round}, {labialize},
      4: attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning
         paper attacked the new House Speaker" [syn: {attack},
         {round}, {assail}, {lash out}, {snipe}, {assault}]
      5: bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state;
         "polish your social manners" [syn: {polish}, {round}, {round
         off}, {polish up}, {brush up}]
      6: express as a round number; "round off the amount" [syn:
         {round off}, {round down}, {round out}, {round}]
      7: become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing
         out" [syn: {round}, {flesh out}, {fill out}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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