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Round or rounds may refer to:

Mathematics and science[edit]

  • The contour of a closed curve or surface with no sharp corners, such as an ellipse, circle, rounded rectangle, cant, or sphere
  • Rounding, the shortening of a number to reduce the number of significant figures it contains
  • Round number, a number that ends with one or more zeroes
  • Roundness (geology), the smoothness of clastic particles
  • Roundedness, rounding of lips when pronouncing vowels
  • Labialization, rounding of lips when pronouncing consonants



Repeated activities[edit]

  • Round (boxing), a time period within a boxing match
  • Grand rounds, a ritual in medical education and inpatient care
  • Round of drinks, a traditional method of paying in a drinking establishment
  • Funding round, a discrete round of investment in a business
  • Doing the rounds or patrol, moving through an area at regular or irreguler intervals
  • Round (Theosophy), a planetary cycle of reincarnation in Theosophy


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