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Definition of roundnose

  1. :  having a round or rounded nose :  rounded on corners or edges; specifically :  having a cutting edge rounded to increase tool life a roundnose turning tool or to make a curving or gouging cut a roundnose chisel :  having the working end rounded roundnose pliers

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Origin and Etymology of roundnose

2round + nose or nosed

First Known Use: 1611

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to cast off or become cast off

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