Definition of Rounded

1. Adjective. Curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged. "Rounded shoulders"

Definition of Rounded

1. a. Modified by contraction of the lip opening; labialized; labial. See Guide to Pronunciation, § 11.

Definition of Rounded

1. Verb. past tense of "to round" ¹

2. Adjective. Made into a circle or sphere. ¹

3. Adjective. Complete or balanced. ¹

4. Adjective. (mathematics) Describing a number that has been changed to its nearest desired value. ¹

5. Adjective. (botany) Ending in a broad arch. ¹

6. Adjective. (linguistics of a vowel) Pronounced with the lips drawn together; ''see'' rounded vowel. ¹

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Definition of Rounded

1. round [v] - See also: round

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rounded

round tuit
round tuits
round turn
round turns
round up
round whitefish
round window
roundabout way
rounded down
rounded off
rounded out
rounded up
rounded vowel
rounded vowels

Literary usage of Rounded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Described by Clarke as "a large climber:" Ivs. elliptic and acuminate, never cordate but the base rhomboid or rounded, blade about 7 in. long and petiole 3 ..."

2. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Subangular pebbles and bowlders are those which have had their edges and corners somewhat rounded, but which have not yet lost all. traces of their original ..."

3. Bulletin by Federal Board for Vocational Education, United States (1917)
"... this section mean that the Federal board has no right to standardize any well-rounded course? Is it to T>e the judge of what constitutes such- courses? ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1880)
"We rounded the point, but afterwards could only push OUT way forward about four miles when we had again to moor. I little thought on the morning of that day ..."

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