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Meaning of ROUNDING

Pronunciation:  'rawnding

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals; "taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small"

ROUNDING is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: rounding error
 See Also: miscalculation, misestimation, misreckoning



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Round"ing\, a.
    Round or nearly round; becoming round; roundish.
  2. \Round"ing\, n.
    1. (Naut.) Small rope, or strands of rope, or spun yarn,
       wound round a rope to keep it from chafing; -- called also
    2. (Phonetics) Modifying a speech sound by contraction of the
       lip opening; labializing; labialization. See Guide to
       Pronunciation, [sect] 11.