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roundhouse punch

A punch delivered in a semicircular motion or direction, as opposed to straight in front of the person delivering it. The boxer was caught with a vicious roundhouse punch that KO'd him on the spot. You're better off throwing quick, controlled jabs than swinging those wild roundhouses punches.
See also: punch, roundhouse

roundhouse kick

A kick delivered in a semicircular motion or direction, as opposed to straight in front of the person delivering it. The MMA fighter was knocked out after catching a roundhouse kick directly to the side of his head. She ducked beneath the roundhouse kick and countered with a devastating uppercut.
See also: kick, roundhouse

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.
See also: punch, roundhouse
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Roundhouse Digital is a subsidiary of communication company The Roundhouse, and was set up to offer clients advice on digital marketing.
If the HLF grant is awarded and the project work is completed on time in autumn 2018, it is hoped the Roundhouse will be attracting at least 50,000 visitors per year by the year 2020.
My new role will be very clientfocused," said Rachel, "and that was what attracted me to The Roundhouse.
The six-metre diameter roundhouse will be built using materials such as twigs, mud and grass.
It was formed in 2009 as the Roundhouse Circus Company, initially working with young people under the age of 26, and has since performed to more than 40,000 people nationwide.
Bunkhouse at the Roundhouse is a member of Scottish Independent Hostels - who represent the privately-owned hostel sector in Scotland with 120 unique hostel members located in the most attractive parts of Scotland.
The roundhouse, then, is a relic of the steam locomotive era.
Talon's total Roundhouse lease position is currently approximately 7,180 net acres.
We think it's important that Amy's contribution to music is recognised in Camden, but the idea is in its early stages of development at the moment," Contactmusic quoted a spokesman for London's Roundhouse as saying.
The building in question is an historic steam train roundhouse used for repairing and housing locomotives.
ARSONISTS have turned a replica iron age roundhouse into a heap of ashes.
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.
Ysgol Rhos Helyg in Rhosesmor, near Mold, has built a six-metre roundhouse in its ground for children to use while learning about outdoor-based subjects.
com)-- In an interview with Manufacturing Digital, General Cable Senior VP of Specialty Wire Harnesses, Roger Roundhouse describes how the manufacturing company's Lean techniques have enabled employees to be empowered in their work.
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.