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roundhouse punch

n. a punch to the head made by swinging the arm in an arc rather than by a jabbing punch. He let him have a roundhouse punch that would have cracked a two-by-four.
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My new role will be very clientfocused," said Rachel, "and that was what attracted me to The Roundhouse.
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The Grade II-listed Roundhouse was constructed in 1873 to provide stabling, on several levels, for up to 200 horses.
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The roundhouse, then, is a relic of the steam locomotive era.
The climate-controlled roundhouse will house six steam locomotives, five of which are one-of-a-kind, and the structure is intended to preserve and protect them, said Director Charles Fox of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.
It will be bronze, life-size, and on the first-floor balcony next to the Roundhouse bar.
That lighting of the 82-year-old building by Deborah Gottesman, Gottesman Associates, Toronto, packs all the visual impact of, well, a perfectly placed roundhouse punch.
He added: "If we decide to rebuild the roundhouse, it's likely to cost around pounds 10,000 which we'll need to find.
Although there are many types of Taekwondo kicks, only a handful are frequently used in sparring, with the roundhouse kick (dollyochagi) being the most popular.
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Looking at venues such as New York's CBGB, Austin's Armadillo World Headquarters, and London's Roundhouse, the author shows how it is that some venues have survived for decades while others have disappeared, and how a very few venues have managed to stay true to their original vision to the present day.
is sponsoring the round ray tank at the Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium in Manhattan Beach, CA.