round·​ed | \ ˈrau̇n-dəd How to pronounce rounded (audio) \

Definition of rounded

1 : made round : flowing rather than jagged or angular
2 : fully developed

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Other Words from rounded

roundedness noun

Examples of rounded in a Sentence

a countertop with rounded corners a wine with a rounded character The novel gives a rounded picture of life as an illegal immigrant in the U.S.
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Recent Examples on the Web There are 32 diamonds totaling 3.6 carats, each one custom cut in a slightly trapezoidal shape instead of the classic rectangle in order to perfectly match the octagonal bezel with the rounded corners. Carol Besler, Forbes, "Patek Philippe Drops Four New Nautilus Models, Including A New Stainless Steel 5711," 7 Apr. 2021 Well rounded and a good receiver out of the backfield. David Moore, Dallas News, "Pre-draft position preview: Cowboys don’t revolve around RB Ezekiel Elliott, but that doesn’t mean he’s an afterthought," 6 Apr. 2021 The new Apple TV looks much like its predecessor—a black box with rounded corners that is about the size of a small book. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Everything Apple just unveiled at its April 2021 event," 20 Apr. 2021 The installation’s base, three interlocking stainless-steel blocks with rounded corners, like modular plastic, are also painted Calder Red. New York Times, "On the Met’s Roof, a Wistful Fantasy We’ve Been Waiting For," 15 Apr. 2021 The baguette diamonds have a unique, slightly trapezoidal shape that is cut to perfectly fit the octagonal bezel with rounded corners. Kristen Shirley, Forbes, "Patek Philippe Releases Four New Nautilus Models, Including The Iconic Ref. 5711/1A," 7 Apr. 2021 Cosmetically, the current version is identical to the original with its square case, rounded corners, and understated ’80s-glam gold-link bracelet. Brynn Wallner, Harper's BAZAAR, "Why Are All the It Girls Obsessed With This Watch?," 22 Mar. 2021 The house took 48 hours to print, and features large windows, high ceilings, and modern, rounded corners. Lindsey Mcginnis, The Christian Science Monitor, "Points of Progress: Lab-grown meat sold in Singapore, and more," 12 Mar. 2021 Lettuce, spinach, and other greens are perfect crops for planting on the edges of a rounded bed. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Vegetable Garden," 28 May 2020

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First Known Use of rounded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rounded was in the 15th century

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10 May 2021

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“Rounded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of rounded

: having a round or curving shape
: fully developed

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