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  1. Rounds(ProperNoun)

    for a descendant of a round or fat person.

  2. rounds(Noun)

    The practice of medical doctors visiting patients in a hospital according to a predetermined order.

  3. rounds(Noun)

    A route taken by someone in authority (e.g., patrol rounds taken by a night watchman).

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rounds

    General discharges of the guns. Cartridges are usually reckoned by rounds, including all the artillery to be used; as, fifty rounds of ammunition. Also, going round to inspect sentinels. The general visiting of the decks made by officers, to see that all is going on right. Also, the steps of a ladder.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rounds

    An officer or non-commissioned officer who, attended by one or more men, visits the sentinels in barracks, in order to ascertain whether they are vigilant. There are two sorts of rounds, grand and visiting. Grand rounds are the rounds which are gone by general officers, commandants, or field-officers. When there are no officers of the day, the officer of the main guard may go the grand rounds. The grand rounds generally go at midnight; the visiting rounds at intermediate periods, between sunset and reveille. The grand rounds receive the parole, and all other rounds give it to the guards. In officers’ rounds the officer guarding is preceded by a drummer carrying a lantern, and followed by a sergeant and a file of men. Ordinary rounds consist of a sergeant and a file of men. Both ordinary and officers’ rounds are termed visiting rounds. The design of rounds is not only to visit the guards, and keep the sentinels alert, but likewise to discover what passes in the outworks, and beyond them.

How to pronounce rounds?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say rounds in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rounds in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rounds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rounds in a Sentence

  1. Bill Murray:

    I'm going to give you my little secret -- I record it. I can come home and I have recorded 61 episodes of' Family Feud,' because it's on all day long, it's on all day long and by law it has to be on all day long. But then, what I do is I take the time to fast forward in each episode all the way to Fast Money. Cause that to me is the excitement part of the show. I skip the early rounds because I don't always respect their tactics.

  2. Sir Thomas More:

    Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again.

  3. Patrik Schowitz:

    More than in previous rounds, we see momentum toward reaching at least a limited trade deal, and certainly a mini-deal would remove some of the negative sentiment overhang for the real economy and markets.

  4. Tiger Woods:

    Once you're inside the ropes, it's time to tee it up and time to play, you go out there, and for me I focus, I get into my little world, my little zone and do the best I possibly can for that -- well, it used to be four hours; now it's five-hour rounds -- a five-hour time period, grind it out and win golf tournaments. Because at the end, to me, that's what I want to do that particular week, is win a tournament.

  5. Sarah Corfidi:

    The whole area is in the bull's eye, with more rounds of severe storms possible.

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