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rounded


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  Worms  with  many  feet,  which  round  themselves  into 
  balls,  are  bred  chiefly  under  logs  of  timber. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  The  figures  on  our  modern  medals  are  raised  and 
  rounded  to  a  very  great  perfection.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  To  surround;  to  encircle;  to  encompass. 
 
  The  inclusive  verge  Of  golden  metal  that  must  round 
  my  brow.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  bring  to  fullness  or  completeness;  to  complete;  hence 
  to  bring  to  a  fit  conclusion. 
 
  We  are  such  stuff  As  dreams  are  made  on  and  our 
  little  life  Is  rounded  with  a  sleep.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  go  round  wholly  or  in  part  to  go  about  (a  corner  or 
  point);  as  to  round  a  corner;  to  round  Cape  Horn. 
 
  5.  To  make  full,  smooth,  and  flowing;  as  to  round  periods  in 
  writing.  --Swift. 
 
  {To  round  in}  (Naut.)  To  haul  up  usually,  to  haul  the  slack 
  of  (a  rope)  through  its  leading  block,  or  to  haul  up  (a 
  tackle  which  hangs  loose)  by  its  fall.  --Totten. 
  b  To  collect  together  (cattle)  by  riding  around  them  as 
  on  cattle  ranches 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rounded  \Round"ed\,  a.  (Phonetics) 
  Modified  by  contraction  of  the  lip  opening;  labialized; 
  labial.  See  Guide  to  Pronunciation,  [sect]  11. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rounded 
  adj  1:  curving  and  somewhat  round  in  shape  rather  than  jagged;  "low 
  rounded  hills";  "rounded  shoulders"  [ant:  {angular}] 
  2:  a  chubby  body;  "the  boy  had  a  rounded  face  and  fat  cheeks" 
  [syn:  {fat}] 




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