Roundhouse Definition

Define what is Roundhouse?

1. roundhouse (noun)

workplace consisting of a circular building for repairing locomotives.

    Hypernyms

    workplace, work noun
    a place where work is done.

    2. roundhouse (noun)

    a hook delivered with an exaggerated swing.

      Hypernyms

      hook noun
      a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent.

      Nearby Terms

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

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

      roundish (adjective satellite)
      somewhat round in appearance or form

      roundly (adverb)
      in a round manner

      roundness (noun)
      the fullness of a tone of voice

      roundsman (noun)
      a workman employed to make rounds (to deliver goods or make inspections or so on)

      roundtable (noun)
      a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views

      roundup (noun)
      the activity of gathering livestock together so that they can be counted or branded or sold

      roundworm (noun)
      infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches

      Rous (noun)
      United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)

      rouse (verb)
      become active

      rouser (noun)
      someone who rouses others from sleep

      rousing (noun)
      the act of arousing

      Rousseau (noun)
      French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)

      Rousseauan (adjective)
      of or pertaining to or characteristic of French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)