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

  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......

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    (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...
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    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 ...
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    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

    • (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.)...
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    figure

    verb judge to be probable
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    figure

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

    (bodily shape) figura
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    Figure

    [music] A musical figure or figuration is the shortest idea in music; a short succession of notes, often recurring. It may have melodic pitch, harmonic progression and rhythm (duration). The 1964 Grove`s Dictionary defines the figure as `the exact counterpart of the German `motiv` and the French `motif``: it produces a `single complete and ...
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    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.
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    Figure

    [wood] In wood, figure refers to the appearance of wood, as seen on a longitudinal surface (side-grain): a `figured wood` is not plain. The figure of a particular piece of wood is, in part, due to its grain and, in part, due to the cut, or to innate properties of the wood. A few of the tropical hardwoods, like the rosewoods, may have quite ...
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    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 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
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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

    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) Ă...
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    Figure

    A human or animal form
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    Figure

    A human or animal form.
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    Figure

    A human or animal form.
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    Figure

    An individual sculpture, or a shape that stands out from the background in a drawing or painting.
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    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

    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]
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    Figure

    naturally occurring decorative patterns in wood, usually due to medullary rays.
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    Figure

    Object-like regions of the visual field that are distinguished from background.
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    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.
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