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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

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

My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night.
Lee Grant

Let's be honest - tracking down, rounding up, and deporting millions of people isn't realistic. Anyone who suggests otherwise isn't being straight with you. It's also not who we are as Americans.
Barack Obama

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

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
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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
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