Meaning of round robin

round' rob'in

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a sequence or series.
  2. a petition, remonstrance, or the like, having the signatures arranged in circular form so as to disguise the order of signing.
  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 tournament in which all of the entrants play each other at least once, failure to win a contest not resulting in elimination.
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