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Shaped like a circle or cylinder
“It is also a town with an impressive heritage - an ancient church and round tower and a large enclosed medieval castle, some of which has been re-roofed.”
Used to show that a figure has been completely and exactly reached
“Strauss, who made a round 50 on Tuesday, was the only England batsman to pass 45 runs in the match.”
Having an excess of body fat
“Richard Greene, a short, rather round man with thinning dirty-blonde hair, chuckled.”
Marked by conspicuously full and rich sounds or tones
“… an organ with a beautifully round sound.”
Not omitting or disguising anything; frank
“She berated him in good round terms.”
Being neither more nor less than a certain amount, number, or extent
“… a round dozen eggs.”
On all sides or in every direction
“Her lipstick has bled into the soft skin round her mouth.”
From beginning to end
“Certainly, as British imperial influence spread round the world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, so too did British aesthetics.”
A circular piece of something
“Wendy had bowls and soup spoons laid out, and gracing the center of the table was a large round of crusty bread, still warm from the oven.”
A regular tour of inspection in which the well-being of those visited is checked
“The jingle of keys rings out as the guard makes his rounds.”
The amount of ammunition needed to fire one shot
“The directional pad is used for zooming in on targets, and the trigger buttons fire rounds of ammunition.”
Each of a succession of stages in a competition, in each of which more candidates are eliminated
“I didn't get past the second round so my last song was never performed.”
A regularly recurring sequence of activities
“Because my memory is so terrible, sometimes I want to write about a certain part of the daily round so I won't forget about it.”
To travel completely around
“The boats rounded the Cape.”
To turn away from a straight line or course
“… rounded on the track and headed for the finish line.”
“Another group of policemen round a corner to find a car alarm blaring and a window smashed, with the cause of the mayhem nowhere to be found.”
In random positions within the boundaries of
“Then I lit the candle and held the stick of sealing-wax in the flame, letting the red drops fall round the bottle cap until it was tightly sealed.”
On all or most sides of
“He has earned respect all round the world.”
“Thinking about ways round a problem.”
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