# Rounding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

*Amer.*|ˈraʊndɪŋ|

*Brit.*|ˈraʊndɪŋ|

#### noun ▼

- (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals

the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding

taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small

### Examples

the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding

taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small

She was very thin after her illness, but is rounding out nicely now.

The inquiry was rounding itself out.

Tokens of this vowel varied on dimensions of height, rounding and length.

rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables