round-robin


round–rob·in

noun \ˈrand-ˌrä-bən\

sports : a competition in which every player or team plays once against every other player or team

Full Definition of ROUND-ROBIN

1
a :  a written petition, memorial, or protest to which the signatures are affixed in a circle so as not to indicate who signed first
b :  a statement signed by several persons
c :  something (as a letter) sent in turn to the members of a group each of whom signs and forwards it sometimes after adding comment
2
:  round table 2
3
:  a tournament in which every contestant meets every other contestant in turn
4
:  series, round

Origin of ROUND-ROBIN

from the name Robin
First Known Use: circa 1730

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