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  • 1 Round — Round, a. [OF. roond, roont, reond, F. rond, fr. L. rotundus, fr. rota wheel. See {Rotary}, and cf. {Rotund}, {roundel}, {Rundlet}.] 1. Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical;… …

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  • 2 round — round1 [round] adj. [ME < OFr roont < L rotundus: see ROTUND] 1. shaped like a ball; spherical; globular 2. a) shaped like a circle, ring, or disk; circular b) shaped like a cylinder (in having a circular cross section); cylindrical 3 …

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  • 3 Round — (round), n. 1. Anything round, as a circle, a globe, a ring. The golden round [the crown]. Shak. [1913 Webster] In labyrinth of many a round self rolled. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A series of changes or events ending where it began; a series of… …

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  • 4 round — ► ADJECTIVE 1) shaped like a circle or cylinder. 2) shaped like a sphere. 3) having a curved surface with no sharp projections. 4) (of a person s shoulders) bent forward. 5) (of a voice or musical tone) rich and mellow. 6) (of a number) expressed …

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  • 5 round — [ raund; rund ] n. m. • 1850; mot angl. « cercle, cycle, tour » ♦ Reprise (d un combat de boxe). Combat en dix rounds. « Au coup de gong annonçant le commencement du premier round » (Hémon). ♢ Fig. Épisode d une négociation difficile, d un combat …

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  • 6 Round — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Dorothy Round (1908–1982), englische Tennisspielerin Henry Joseph Round (1881–1966), englischer Forscher; gilt als Erfinder der Leuchtdiode Siehe auch: Round Dance Round Effekt Round Hill Round Island… …

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  • 7 Round — Round, adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Round he throws his baleful eyes. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Circularly; in a circular form or manner; by revolving or reversing one s position; as, to turn one s head round; a wheel turns round …

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  • 8 Round — Round, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rounding}.] 1. To make circular, spherical, or cylindrical; to give a round or convex figure to; as, to round a silver coin; to round the edges of anything. [1913 Webster] Worms with many… …

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  • 9 round — [adj1] ball shaped; semicircular area annular, arced, arched, arciform, bent, bowed, bulbous, circular, coiled, curled, curved, curvilinear, cylindrical, discoid, disk shaped, domical, egg shaped, elliptical, globose, globular, looped, orbed,… …

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  • 10 Round — Round, prep. On every side of, so as to encompass or encircle; around; about; as, the people atood round him; to go round the city; to wind a cable round a windlass. [1913 Webster] The serpent Error twines round human hearts. Cowper. [1913… …

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  • 11 Round — or rounds can mean:* The shape of a circle or sphere * Rounding (sediment), the smoothness of a sediment particle * Roundedness, the roundedness of the lips in the pronunciation of a phoneme * Rounding, the truncation of a number to reduce the… …

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  • 12 Round-Up —  Cet article concerne un type d attraction. Pour l herbicide, voir Roundup. Round up Un Round up est une attraction à sensation foraine. La première version d …

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  • 13 round-up — n 1.) a short description of the main parts of the news, on the radio or on television = ↑summary round up of ▪ First, with a round up of the day s local news, here s Paul Kirby. news/sports round up ▪ our Friday sports round up 2.) when people… …

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  • 14 Round Up — ist ein klassischer Karusselltyp, bei dem die Fahrgäste wie in einer Zentrifuge mithilfe der Fliehkraft an die Außenwand gedrückt werden. Aufbau Gitterkäfige mit Bodenplatten sind am Ende von um einen zentralen Drehkranz angebrachten Auslegern… …

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  • 15 Round-up — Antrieb eines Round up Das Round up rsp. Roundup …

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  • 16 Round-up — auch: Round|up 〈[raʊndʌp] n.; od. s; unz.〉 alljährliches Zusammentreiben der US amerikanischen Viehherden, um den Jungtieren die Brandmale ihrer Farmen einzubrennen [engl., „Zusammentreiben“] * * * Round up, Round|up [ra̮unt |ap, engl.: raʊndʌp] …

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  • 17 Round — Round, v. i. 1. To grow round or full; hence, to attain to fullness, completeness, or perfection. [1913 Webster] The queen your mother rounds apace. Shak. [1913 Webster] So rounds he to a separate mind, From whence clear memory may begin.… …

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  • 18 Round — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Round» Canción de Jethro Tull disco This Was Publicación 25 de octubre de 1968 (Reino Unido …

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  • 19 Round-Up — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Round Up Desarrolladora(s) Amenip/Centuri …

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  • 20 round|ed — «ROWN dihd», adjective. 1. round: »rounded edges. 2. Phonetics. spoken by rounding the lips: »a rounded vowel. The word “joke” has a rounded sound “o.” One can learn to produce the rounded front vowels by practising lip positions before a mirror… …

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