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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Round  \Round\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rounded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  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. 
  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]: 
  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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