Definition of Round shape
1. Noun. A shape that is curved and without sharp angles.
Specialized synonyms: Bulb, Cone, Cone Shape, Conoid, Disc, Disk, Saucer, Coil, Curl, Curlicue, Gyre, Ringlet, Roll, Scroll, Whorl, Convolution, Swirl, Vortex, Whirl, Ellipsoid Of Revolution, Spheroid, Sphere, Sphere, Cylinder, Toroid, Torus, Rim
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Literary usage of Round shape
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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"For this purpose the curd is repeatedly broken and pressed ; and before it is made up into the round shape in which it is usually sold, the broken curd is ..."
2. Things Chinese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1893)
"... are commonly of a round shape, about an inch in diameter, and form a knob on the apex of the conical-shaped official, or dress, hat. ..."
3. The London Medical Gazette (1851)
"They usually affect a round shape, with projecting lobes or nodules, which answer to those of the conglomerate cartilaginous tumours, and are often pointed ..."
4. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"... round shape which we see in the Aedes Vestae and some others did not ... and it might reasonably be inferred that the round shape was the earlier form ..."
5. The Reliquary and Illustrated Archaeologist,: A Quarterly Journal and Review edited by Llewellyn Frederick William Jewitt, John Charles Cox, John Romilly Allen (1890)
"The seal of bishop Gawin Douglas, it will be seen^from the engraving, is of a round shape, and not only so, but the legend on it refers to the shape, ..."
6. Navaho Houses by Cosmos Mindeleff (1898)
"Then what is more natural than the retention, for the room where religious ceremonies were performed, of the round shape characteristic of the original ..."
7. Thoughts on the Origin and Descent of the Gael: With an Account of the Picts by James Grant (1828)
"For these particulars we are indebted to Strabo, who says, that the houses of the Gauls were of a round shape : " T*s J1 «»«* tx ..."