goaround

go-around

[goh-uh-round]
noun
1.
an act or instance of going around something, as a circle, course, or traffic pattern, and returning to the starting point.
2.
a series or pattern of occurrences; round: After the third go-around of questions, the witness was released.
3.
run-around ( def 1 ).
Also, go-round (for defs 2, 3).


Origin:
1890–95; noun use of verb phrase go around

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go-around

noun
an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt [syn: overshoot
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