figure

  1. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
  2. alternative names for the body of a human being
  3. one of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers
  4. a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
  5. a well-known or notable person
  6. a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
  7. an amount of money expressed numerically
  8. the imp......

    figure

    1 The markings, grain or pattern on a piece of wood. 2 A figured textile is one with a pattern of figures or naturalistic subjects as opposed to one that is plain or striped. 3 Human or animal form.

    figure

    [Noun] Plural form: figures. A number. Usually used in the plural (figures) to mean a set of numbers.
    Example: The figures showed that lots of people went to see the film.
    Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/

    Figure

    The pattern on the surface of the wood caused by the combination of such features as grain, growth rings, rays, tissue structure, colour, knots, burr, and, sometimes, defects.
    Found on http://www.turningtools.co.uk/glossary/glossary.html

    figure

    [n] - a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape 2. [n] - an amount of money expressed numerically 3. [n] - a diagram or picture illustrating textual material 4. [n] - a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground 5. [n]
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    Figure

    the pattern revealed on the surface of wood after it has been sawn.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20935

    Figure

    Fig'ure (fĭg'ur; 135) noun [ French, figure , Latin figura ; akin to fingere to form, shape, feign. See Feign .] 1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. « Flowers have all exquisite figures Bacon. 2. The ...
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    Figure

    Fig'ure transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Figured ; present participle & verbal noun Figuring .] [ French figurer , Latin figurare , from figura . See Figure , noun ] ...
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    Figure

    Fig'ure intransitive verb 1. To make a figure; to be distinguished or conspicious; as, the envoy figured at court. « Sociable, hospitable, eloquent, admired, figuring away brilliantly.» M. Arnold. 2. To calculate; to contrive; to scheme; as, he is
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/27

    figure

    1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. 'Flowers have all exquisite figures.' (Bacon) ... 2. The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modeling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body; as, a figure in bronze; a figure cut in marble. 'A coin that bears the figure of an angel.' (Shak) ├...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    figure

    fig noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; `the area covered can be seen from Figure 2`
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    figure

    verb judge to be probable
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    Figure

    Refers to details about price including the bid and offer. See: Handle
    Found on http://www.duke.edu/~charvey/Classes/wpg/bfglosf.htm

    figure

    (fig┬┤yәr) an object of a particular form or shape. hexaxial figure a figure consisting of the axes of the six limb leads drawn through a central point. triaxial figure a figure formed by the axes of the three bipolar limb leads drawn through a central...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

    Figure

    • (n.) A mode of expressing abstract or immaterial ideas by words which suggest pictures or images from the physical world; pictorial language; a trope; hence, any deviation from the plainest form of statement. • (n.) The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. • (n.) To embellish with design; to adorn with figures. • (n.)...
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/figure/

    Figure

    (from the article `Lipchitz, Jacques`) ...(1928), were cast from small, fragile cardboard-and-wax constructions. Lipchitz translated some of these smaller pieces into sculptures on a more ...
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/24

    figure

    in logic, the classification of syllogisms according to the arrangement of the middle term, namely, the term (subject or predicate of a proposition) ... [3 related articles]
    Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/24

    Figure

    Unusual arrangement of language that tries to achieve unique meaning for ideas.
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    Figure

    naturally occurring decorative patterns in wood, usually due to medullary rays.
    Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary096.htm

    figure

    one of many kinds of word-play, focusing either on sound and word-order (schemes) or on semantics (tropes). A figure of speech usually describes one thing in terms of another.
    Found on http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/display_rpo/terminology.cfm#acatalectic

    Figure

    A human or animal form
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    figure

    The pattern produced on the cut surface of wood by annual growth rings, rays, knots, deviations from regular grain such as interlocked and wavy grain, and irregular coloration
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21113

    figure

    figure, in music, short melodic or rhythmic pattern, the smallest grouping of notes that will produce a single distinct impression. In this sense figure is synonymous with motive. In music before the 18th cent., a figure had an additional meaning of symbolic significance; it was an illustration in s...
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    figure

    Type: Term Pronunciation: fig′yūr Definitions: 1. A form or shape. 2. A person representing the essential aspects of a particular role (relating to one's male boss as a father figure or to one's female teacher as a mother figure). 3. A form, shape, outline, or representation of an object or person.
    Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=33283

    Figure

    The pattern of the grain as seen on the surface of a veneer. Figure designs and shapes relate to the frequency of growth rings, to color, to tree types, to how the
    Found on http://www.artmarquetry.com/glossary.htm
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