HyperDic: rounding

English > 1 sense of the word rounding:
NOUNactrounding, rounding error(mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers / numbers to a convenient number of decimals
rounding > pronunciation
Soundsraw'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > rounding: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers / numbers to a convenient number of decimals.
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"
Synonymrounding error
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Broadermiscalculation, misreckoning, misestimationA mistake in calculating / calculating
Spanishredondeo
Catalanarrodoniment

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