Webster 1913 Edition
The quality or state of being round in shape;
roundnessof the globe, of the orb of the sun, of a ball, of a bowl, a column, etc.
Fullness; smoothness of flow;
roundnessof a period; the
roundnessof a note;
Openess; plainess; boldness; positiveness;
roundnessof an assertion
Syn. – Circularity; sphericity; globosity; globularity; globularness; orbicularness; cylindricity; fullness; plumpness; rotundity.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The quality of being round, circular, spherical, globular or cylindrical; circularity; sphericity; cylindrical form; rotundity; as the roundness of the globe, of the orb of the sun, of a ball, of a bowl, &c.
2.Fullness; smoothness of flow; as the roundness of a period.
3.Openness; plainness; boldness; positiveness; as the roundness of an assertion.