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Definition of Rounding

Rounding

  1. of Round
  2. Round or nearly round; becoming round; roundish.
  3. Small rope, or strands of rope, or spun yarn, wound round a rope to keep it from chafing; -- called also service.
  4. Modifying a speech sound by contraction of the lip opening; labializing; labialization. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 11.

Rounding Quotations

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
Mickey Mantle

Every phase of our life belongs to us. The moon does not, except in appearance, lose her first thin, luminous curve, nor her silvery crescent, in rounding to her full. The woman is still both child and girl, in the completeness of womanly character.
Lucy Larcom

Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
Alexander John Ellis

The business can be frustrating. For me, Omaha is a rounding foundation. I was raised in a very faith-filled household, very hardworking. It made me aware of what privilege is. And it's a place I can go back to, spend time with nieces and nephews, celebrate the things that have nothing to do with the hubbub of Hollywood.
Nicholas D'Agosto

This has been the new normal since September 11. Everyone knows, but nobody says, that if something happens again, the elite consensus in this country, and the overwhelming consensus of the citizenry, will be to pitch the Bill of Rights out the window and start rounding folks up.
Charlie Pierce
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Rounding Translations

rounding in French is arrondissant
rounding in German is rundend, Runden (Zahl), Abrundung {f}
rounding in Spanish is redondeo
rounding in Swedish is avrundning