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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

I started as - well, I wanted to be Poet Laureate. And I wanted to be a naturalist. That's how I began. I didn't have any desire to go and be a scientist. Louis Leakey channeled me there. I'm delighted he did. I love science. I love analyzing and making sense of all these observations. So, it was the perfect rounding off of who I was into who I am.
Jane Goodall

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

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