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a tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant

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* Round Robins: typically pieced from the center out.
* Decide on the size of the group; a block exchange can include as few as two people, whereas in a large round robin, some participants may need to partner on borders to keep quilts from getting too big.
"I think in the football because of the steps we've taken it'll be a very minor issue as well but I think that we've dealt with the round robins as well as you possibly can."
A Central Council motion, which called for the Munster and Leinster SHCs to be run on a round robin basis, passed narrowly with 62% of the 153 delegates present voting in favour of it, just passing the 60% majority required.
Round robins have a bad name because they tend to take one of two formats.They are either hideously self-congratulatory in tone - listing A level grades, sporting achievements and grand plans for the year ahead - or they're full of moans, groans and ailments, trips to hospital and doctor's appointments.
If we all sent round robins to each other once a year then we'd simply be exchanging random information with no dialogue.
The outcome of these round robins was the committee's identification and recommendation of the final product composed of a human troponin CTI complex, which consists of all three isoforms: troponin I, troponin T, and troponin C.
According to the cTnI Committee Chair, Stephen Kahn, PhD, DABCC, FACB, the committee will conduct a third and final round robin in 2004.
A new addition in round robins is a report geared to the individual lab.
Interlaboratory tests can have various names, depending on their purpose - round robin, cross-check, collaborative trial, proficiency tests, etc.
Traditional round robin testing, in which the same sample is tested and passed from lab to lab, is impractical when dealing with a large number of labs and is inappropriate for destructive tests and many materials, particularly those affected by environmental conditions.