round out

Definitions

  • "I want to swing out and be romantic and sail round with you in a gondola."
    "I want to swing out and be romantic and sail round with you in a gondola."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v round out make round "round the edges"
    • v round out express as a round number "round off the amount"
    • v round out make bigger or better or more complete
    • v round out fill out "These studies round out the results of many years of research"
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Quotations

  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia%20Woolf
    “A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.”
  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad%20Ali
    “I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round!”
  • George Santayana
    George%20Santayana
    “Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.”

Usage

In literature:

The lion, seeing the cage open, and Don Quixote standing in front, turned round and stretched out his great paws.
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12)" by Various
A good round dozen started, filling up the Plough and Harrow bar, as Mrs. Bascroft dealt out her treat with no niggard hand.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
Out on this floor a railing ran round the curve of the stairway.
"The Day of the Beast" by Zane Grey
The bell-pull was knotted high out of his reach and a handkerchief tied pretty tight round his mouth.
"The Torch and Other Tales" by Eden Phillpotts
Schelling has here rounded out the theory of absolute idealism which Fichte had carried through in a one-sided way.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
He took it out and looked at it; he turned it round and round and examined it all over.
"The Rebel of the School" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
He's a good lad, and his part in life will have a fine rounding out.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
When Rodney at last went out to untie his horse, Miss Euphrasia turned round to Sylvie with a question.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
We stayed there with several others until we were discovered by a Corporal who chased us out and abused us roundly.
"Combed Out" by Fritz August Voigt
He hints and hints and wobbles all 'round the question, but he don't ask her to marry him right out and out.
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
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In poetry:

Over the awful ocean
Her signal guns pealed out.
Dear God! was that Thy answer
From the horror round about?
"The Three Bells" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The night is dark and strength seems failing fast
Though on my journey I but late set out.
And who can tell where the way leads at last?
Would that the lights shone clearer round about!
"Lines Written In Uncertainty" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
But Oh, my mother! I would hear thee now:
Speak to me now from out the heavens above me!
Speak as when round me thou thine arms didst throw,
And thy dear kisses fondly said, "I love thee!"
"My Mothers Grave" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
No laurels from my vanquish'd heart shall wave
Round your triumphant beauty as you go,
Not thus adorn'd work out some other's woe--
Yet, if you will, pluck daisies from my grave!
Peace! Let me go.
"At Parting" by Walter Richard Cassels
Unto the Evening went the white-winged bird --
Gray clouds hung round the West --
And far away the tempest's tramp was heard.
The bird flew for a rest
Away from the grove, out to the sea --
Is it only a bird's mystery?
"Sea Dreamings" by Abram Joseph Ryan
The bud that slept within the bark
When I was there, will break her bars--
A small green flame from out the dark--
And round into a world, and spread
Beneath the silver dews and stars,
Nor miss my bent, attentive head.
"'The Birds Will Sing'" by Mary Webb

In news:

Are you looking for light summer fare to round out your weekly menu.
Rounding out the month of June has been a bit of a hot one out there.
Kevin Durand is in final negotiations to round out the cast of the David Cronenberg pic " Cosmopolis " with Robert Pattinson.
And he allowed for a sneak peak at the Top 25, rounded out by.
Expansion Hopes to Round Out Services.
NYC to round out skyline with tallest Ferris wheel .
New York City seeks to round out skyline with world's tallest Ferris wheel .
Scott Fitzgerald 's 'new' story rounds out our view.
'Skyfall,' 'Lincoln' round out top three.
Finally, I want to round out this column with the friendship ball, given to us by dear friends .
The Detroit Lions rounded out their eight-man practice squad by adding defensive lineman Lorenzo Washington and fullback Shaun Chapas.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZHenrik Lundqvist, Steven Stamkos, Corey Perry, Daniel Alfredsson, And Martin Brodeur Round Out Operation Hat Trick Roster.
To round out the silliness, the Wall Street Journal website has a separate section that carries the latest non-progress fiscal cliff announcements.
Fireworks rounded out the day-long celebration at Roscoe (Photo by Pablo Rodriguez).
Five aircraft round out the piston -twin selection.
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In science:

Large electronics readout To read out the large chamber with embedded electronics and round the data through cables from one side of the detector, large electronics boards are needed. 8-layer PCBs of 50 × 33.3 cm2 were designed each hosting 24 HaRDROC ASIC.
Calorimetry for Lepton Collider Experiments - CALICE results and activities
Our study can be viewed as an evolutionary study of a population in a setting where reacting to out-of-equilibrium play in the first round is possible.
Evolutionary Exploration of the Finitely Repeated Prisoners' Dilemma--The Effect of Out-of-Equilibrium Play
Motivated by the general importance of backward induction and what has been called its ”paradox”, we have introduced an evolutionary analysis of the interaction in a population of strategies that react differently to out-of-equilibrium play in the first round of the game.
Evolutionary Exploration of the Finitely Repeated Prisoners' Dilemma--The Effect of Out-of-Equilibrium Play
One of the main results of the study is an affirmative answer to the question whether different responses to out-of-equilibrium play in the first round can make the dynamics avoid fixed points, and the corresponding Nash equilibrium.
Evolutionary Exploration of the Finitely Repeated Prisoners' Dilemma--The Effect of Out-of-Equilibrium Play
We want to have at most qN out of N rounds with randomness weaker than ǫ′ or, in other words, success probability below Pǫ′ .
Amplification of arbitrarily weak randomness
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