Round"ness, n.

1.

The quality or state of being round in shape; as, the roundness of the globe, of the orb of the sun, of a ball, of a bowl, a column, etc.

2.

Fullness; smoothness of flow; as, the roundness of a period; the roundness of a note; roundness of tone.

3.

Openess; plainess; boldness; positiveness; as, the roundness of an assertion.

Syn. -- Circularity; sphericity; globosity; globularity; globularness; orbicularness; cylindricity; fullness; plumpness; rotundity.

 

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