round robin


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round robin

n.
1. Sports A tournament in which each contestant is matched in turn against every other contestant.
2. A petition or protest on which the signatures are arranged in a circle in order to conceal the order of signing.
3. A letter sent among members of a group, often with comments added by each person in turn.

round robin

n
1. a letter, esp a petition or protest, having the signatures in a circle in order to disguise the order of signing
2. any letter or petition signed by a number of people
3. a letter that is copied and sent to a number of different people
4. (General Sporting Terms)
a. a tournament, as in a competitive game or sport, in which each player plays against every other player
b. (as modifier): a round-robin tournament.

round′ rob′in


n.
1. a sequence or series.
2. a tournament in which all of the entrants play each other at least once.
3. a letter, notice, or the like, circulated from person to person in a group, often with individual comments being added by each.
4. a petition or the like having the signatures arranged in circular form so as to disguise the order of signing.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.round robin - a tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant
tournament, tourney - a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
2.round robin - a letter signed by a number of people
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
Translations

round robin

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Men all in a panic of fear, sent a round robin, asking to have double watch, as they fear to be alone.
I propose that we should all sign a Round Robin, go to Rodriguez in a body, and insist upon a full enquiry.
Some of them wanted it to be an honest ship and others were in favour of keeping it a pirate; but the captain treated them as dogs, and they dared not express their wishes to him even in a round robin [one person after another, as they had to Cpt.
With the loss, the Koreans sank to the bottom of the 10-team round robin, losing in all three games they played.
But Sunday was cruel for the Volcanoes, who suffered a 21-7 shocker at the hands of Singapore, before finishing the round robin with a 31-14 defeat at the hands of Thailand.
It was a long day on water for competitors on day 2 as race officer Ken Burt pushed through the end of the first round robin and 12 flights of the second round robin ahead of a predicted storm on day three.
The top nine will join qualified players from Group 'A' today in the round robin where each bowler plays six games starting at 7pm to decide the best seven reaching the stepladder final round.
TIS the season of the round robin letter, written by well-meaning friends and relatives.
With one match remaining in the first round robin BMW Oracle Racing has unassailable lead
Harri triumphed again in the under-11 round robin event with Rhys Griffiths (Neath) runner-up.
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