Definitions for: Roundness


[n] the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Antonyms: angularity

See Also: circularity, configuration, conformation, contour, cylindricality, cylindricalness, disk shape, form, globosity, globularness, rotundity, shape, sphericalness, sphericity

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