Round facts for kids

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Round or rounds may refer to:

Mathematics and science

  • The contour of a closed curve or surface with no sharp corners, such as an ellipse, circle, rounded rectangle, 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

Music

  • Round (music), a type of musical composition
  • Rounds (album), a 2003 album by Four Tet

Places

  • Round Point, a point on the north coast of King George Island, South Shetland Islands
  • Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, a parkway system in Minneapolis
  • Rounds Mountain, a peak in the Taconic Mountains, United States
  • Round Mountain (disambiguation), several places

Repeated activities

  • 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 intervals
  • Round (Theosophy), a planetary cycle of reincarnation in Theosophy

Other

  • Round (surname)
  • Rounds (surname)
  • Roundedness, rounding of lips when pronouncing vowels
  • Labialization, rounding of lips when pronouncing consonants
  • Round shot
  • Cartridge (firearms), a single unit of ammunition
  • Round steak, a cut of meat

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