词性:adjective & adverb
例句1. a small round window’
例句2. a short round man with a loud voice’
The year 1998 is the first year of implementation of the spirit of the 15th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in an-all-round way.
Four days into their latest meeting in Geneva, the x members of OPEC seems slowly-But precariously-to be working their way round to the only kind of solution that might yet send oil prices back towards $x a barrel rather than down towards $x a barrel
Love makes the world go round .
Flat Wire, Half Round Wire, Shaped Wire and Precision Shaped Fine Wire
Glass-fiber covered winding wires--Part 2: Double glass-fiber covered round wires
Glass-fiber covered winding wires--Part 3: Single glass-fiber covered enamelled round wires
No matter how many difficulties and obstacles are in store for us, the complete reunification of the motherland and the all-round rejuvenation of the Chinese nation will certainly come true.
Grooved pins--With round head or countersunk head
Low hedges round lawns discourage people from walking on the grass.
The earth turns round the sun.
The second-round struggle took place in the 1960s when there occurred a world-wide anti-China wave
The third-round struggle in China’s diplomacy was incurred not by the external forces as the previous two, But by an internal force of enormous gravity-the Culture Revolution
The fourth-round struggle came about as a result of sanctions imposed on China by the West in the 1990s, But once again, China triumphed over the West on these sanction issues
The first-round struggle occurred in the early days of the Republic when China Broke through the economic Blockade and embargo imposed on it by Western imperialists
Too many trees round a house deprive it of light and air.
The wind has worked round to the south.
The wind was blowing round the street-corner.
Witness an all-round development in various undertakings
Round Table Ministerial Meeting on Cooperation among Developing Countries in the
International Journalists Round Table on Human Rights and the United Nations
The Curator conducted the visitors round the museum.
The children flocked round their teacher.
The welder took off his helmet, disclosing a sweating round face.
The nurse wound a bandage round my wounded arm.
Round Table on Population and Development Strategies in the Post-UNCED Period
Round Table on Technology Transfer, Cooperation and Capacity-Building
She twisted her hair round her fingers to make it curl.
She danced the little child round the room.
Forged round and square steels--Dimension,shape,weight and tolerance
Round the drum!
Round the bitt!
round in(the tackle)
non ferrous metal semi round head rivet
1.(of a number) expressed in convenient units rather than exactly, for example to the nearest whole number or multiple of ten.
‘the size of the fleet is given in _round_ numbers’
‘Do you think the company could string things out long enough for the fine to reach a nice, _round_ billion dollars?’
2.(of a person’s body) plump.
‘he could move quickly despite his _round_ physique’
‘She wore baggy shirts and tight pants which only accentuated her _round_ figure.’
3.(of a person’s shoulders) bent forward from the line of the back.
‘The innkeeper raised appealing eyes to heaven, spread out his long fingers, and heaved his _round_ shoulders.’
‘There is little or no excuse for _round_ shoulders in healthy people.’
4.(of a sum of money) considerable.
‘his business is worth a _round_ sum to me’
‘As to the money raised by local subscription, no definite apportionment has yet been made but we understand that Woodhouse will receive a good _round_ sum.’
5.(of a voice) rich and mellow; not harsh.
‘his rich, _round_ voice went down well with the listeners’
‘He speaks this language like every other American, with a deep _round_ voice that seems to come from somewhere below his knees.’
6.Having a curved shape like part of the circumference of a circle.
‘ _round_ brackets’
‘Thick green grass lined a small, almost perfectly _round_ curve along the bank of a stream, a small waterfall splashing softly thirty feet away.’
7.Having a curved surface with no sharp projections.
‘the boulders look _round_ and smooth’
‘A large, _round_ , smooth rock protruded suddenly a few feet past a break in the forest.’
8.Not omitting or disguising anything; frank.
‘she berated him in good _round_ terms’
9.Shaped like a circle or cylinder.
‘she was seated at a small, _round_ table’
‘Without really thinking about it, she drew a huge, _round_ circle on the page.’
10.Shaped like a sphere.
‘a _round_ glass ball’
‘the grapes are small and _round_ ’
11.Used to show that a figure has been completely and exactly reached.
‘the batsman made a _round_ 100’
‘a _round_ dozen’
1.So as to cover or take in the whole area surrounding a particular centre.
‘she paused to glance _round_ admiringly at the décor’
‘Amy peered _round_ at the vast landscape surrounding her and held her fingers to her nose to block the awful stench of rotting corpses.’
2.So as to give support and companionship.
‘if one girl is distraught the others will rally _round_ ’
‘A Hampshire Internet Service Provider is looking for others to rally _round_ and support a complaint it’s made.’
3.So as to lead in another direction.
‘it was the last house before the road curved _round_ ’
‘The track bent _round_ to run alongside the river.’
4.So as to reach a new place or position, typically by moving to the other side of something.
‘he made his way _round_ to the back of the building’
‘they went the long way _round_ by the main road’
5.So as to reach everyone in a particular group or area.
‘he passed _round_ a newspaper cutting’
‘As the jugs of wine were passed _round_ and the atmosphere grew more ribald, Bligh wondered if this was just going to be some kind of orgy.’
6.So as to rotate and face in the opposite direction.
‘he swung _round_ to face her’
‘Lara swung _round_ to face her oppressors.’
7.So as to rotate or cause rotation; with circular motion.
‘a plane circled _round_ overhead’
‘she turned her glass _round_ and _round_ ’
8.So as to surround someone or something.
‘everyone crowded _round_ ’
‘a pool with banks all the way _round_ ’
9.Used in describing the position of something, typically with regard to the direction in which it is facing or its relation to other items.
‘the picture shows the pieces the wrong way _round_ ’
‘I turn arrows and street signs the wrong way _round_ and chuckle at the thought of people getting lost.’
10.Used in stating the girth of something.
‘the trunk is nine feet _round_ ’
‘About 20 feet _round_ and extending up and down seemingly forever, it neatly severed the bridge.’
11.Used to convey an ability to navigate or orientate oneself.
‘I like pupils to find their own way _round_ ’
‘Do you know your way _round_ yet?’
12.Used to convey the idea of visiting someone else.
‘why don’t you come _round_ to my flat?’
‘Jenny had invited everyone _round_ to her house that evening.’
13.Used to describe a situation in terms of the relation between people, actions, or events.
‘it was he who was attacking her, not the other way _round_ ’
‘She has criticised the whole modern theory of human rights as being conceived the wrong way _round_ .’
14.Used to suggest idle and purposeless motion or activity.
‘he was driving _round_ aimlessly’
‘I just wandered _round_ really and eventually parked myself in a bar and drank coffee.’
1.A circular piece of something.
‘cut the pastry into _rounds_ ’
‘Wendy had bowls and soup spoons laid out, and gracing the center of the table was a large _round_ of crusty bread, still warm from the oven.’
2.A division of a contest such as a boxing or wrestling match.
‘He and Jones knew each other from way back and had fought some close _rounds_ as amateurs.’
‘I won one of the _rounds_ , but she outscored me in the end.’
3.A fixed number of arrows shot from a fixed distance.
‘She did a whole _round_ of arrows, perfect shots every single time - straight to the bull’s eye.’
4.A journey along a fixed route delivering goods as part of one’s job or a job involving such journeys.
‘I did a newspaper _round_ ’
‘My very first job was doing a bread delivery _round_ for the Co-op for six months.’
5.A regular tour of inspection in which the well-being of those visited is checked.
‘the doctor is just making his _rounds_ in the wards’
‘She glanced up and down the hallway, checking for night nurses making their _rounds_ .’
6.A regularly recurring sequence of activities.
‘their lives were a daily _round_ of housework and laundry’
‘Because my memory is so terrible, sometimes I want to write about a certain part of the daily _round_ so I won’t forget about it.’
7.A set of drinks bought for all the members of a group, typically as part of a sequence in which each member in turn buys such a set.
‘it’s my _round_ ’
‘After a few more _rounds_ of drinks, I began to get lightheaded and figured I’d better stop drinking.’
8.A slice of bread.
‘two _rounds_ of toast’
‘Too lazy to wait for another _round_ of bread to toast, he cheekily pinched a slice of Josh’s from out of the toaster, hurriedly spreading butter across it before he noticed.’
9.A song for three or more unaccompanied voices or parts, each singing the same theme but starting one after another, at the same pitch or in octaves; a simple canon.
‘The same loop has been started at different times on each monitor, in the manner of a ceaseless musical _round_ , or canon.’
‘The a cappella style of vocals that sit on top of each other is like listening to a band whose main musical influences are the playground rhymes and infant school _rounds_ rather than actual songs.’
10.A thick disc of beef cut from the haunch as a joint.
‘Nutrient composition data are available for four lean cuts of bison: rib-eye, clod, top _round_ and top sirloin.’
‘I would appreciate some information on how to cook an inside _round_ of beef using a slow cook method.’
11.An act of playing all the holes in a golf course once.
‘Eileen enjoys the occasional _round_ of golf’
‘He had been to the club, got in a _round_ of golf, had an excellent buffet breakfast, and then headed home.’
12.An act of visiting a number of people or places in turn.
‘she did the _rounds_ of her family to say goodbye’
‘He is making the _rounds_ of all the mystery conventions, taking bows for his long and prosperous career, which may be winding down a bit after all these years.’
13.Each of a sequence of sessions in a process, typically characterized by development between one session and another.
‘the two sides held three _rounds_ of talks’
‘They held a third _round_ of talks in Beijing last week.’
14.Each of a succession of stages in a competition, in each of which more candidates are eliminated.
‘the FA Cup first _round_ ’
‘As many as twenty six _rounds_ of negotiations were held between the Akali Dal and the government.’
15.The amount of ammunition needed to fire one shot.
‘the gun can fire 30 _rounds_ a second’
‘All the men were dressed in fatigues, and carried side arms and carried a number of _rounds_ for the side arms as well as the rifles that they carried.’
16.The quantity of sandwiches made from two slices of bread.
‘We wound up the day around six o’clock with a _round_ of sandwiches on the front porch.’
‘Refuelling at lunchtime consisted of _rounds_ of scrumptious sandwiches and cake, with tea and coffee on tap.’
1.(of a person’s arm or arms) partially encircling (another person) as a gesture of affection.
‘Angus put an arm _round_ Flora and kissed her’
‘He drove with one hand, his other arm _round_ the girl.’
2.(of something abstract) having (the thing mentioned) as a focus.
‘the text is built _round_ real practical examples’
‘The film is based _round_ real events.’
3.Following an approximately circular route past (a corner or obstacle)
‘a bus appeared _round_ the corner’
‘Once, after boasting how little petrol his car used to go _round_ the mountain, a crowd of people turned out asking Sam to prove it.’
4.On every side of (a focal point)
‘the area _round_ the school’
‘with shifting sands all _round_ me’
5.On the other side of (a corner or obstacle)
‘Steven parked the car _round_ the corner’
‘There’s a great place called ‘AK 47’ which is just _round_ the corner from me and they put on punk gigs on a regular basis.’
6.So as to cover or take in the whole area of (a place)
‘she went _round_ the house and saw that all the windows were barred’
‘However I am immensely relieved to see that they are well-behaved and have a guide taking them _round_ the gallery.’
7.So as to encircle (someone or something)
‘he wrapped the blanket _round_ him’
‘she drew a red circle _round_ his name’
8.So as to hit (something) in passing.
‘if he didn’t shut up he might get a clip _round_ the ear’
‘Alternatively - as my wife has just reminded me with a firm clip _round_ the ear - Michel could just leave her chest as God intended and find someone to love her as she is.’
1.Alter (a number) to one less exact but more convenient for calculations.
‘we’ll _round_ the weight up to the nearest kilo’
‘the committee _rounded_ down the figure’
2.Become circular in shape.
‘her eyes _rounded_ in dismay’
‘I muttered under my breath, my almond shaped eyes _rounding_ to replicate saucers.’
3.Give a round shape to.
‘a lathe that _rounded_ chair legs’
‘To deepen the stretch, slowly extend arms and _round_ spine forward, letting the weight of the torso fall forward.’
4.Pass and go round (something) so as to move on in a changed direction.
‘the ship _rounded_ the cape and sailed north’
‘Jack and Angela _rounded_ the corner three blocks away from their houses.’
5.Pronounce (a vowel) with the lips narrowed and protruded.
‘the actor’s uneven attempt to _round_ the vowels of his midwestern twang’
‘Most Australians can achieve this accent by ‘ _rounding_ the vowels’ and concentrating on speaking ‘properly’.’
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