Figurate

• (a.) Figurative; metaphorical. • (a.) Florid; figurative; involving passing discords by the freer melodic movement of one or more parts or voices in the harmony; as, figurate counterpoint or descant. • (a.) Of a definite form or figure.
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Figurate

Fig'ur·ate adjective [ Latin figuratus , past participle of figurare . See Figure .] 1. Of a definite form or figure. « Plants are all figurate and determinate, which inanimate bodies are not.» Bacon. 2. Figurative; metaphorical. [ Ob...
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figurate

1. Of a definite form or figure. 'Plants are all figurate and determinate, which inanimate bodies are not.' (Bacon) ... 2. Figurative; metaphorical. ... 3. Florid; figurative; involving passing discords by the freer melodic movement of one or more parts or voices in the harmony; as, figurate counterpoint or descant. Figurate counterpoint or descant...
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Figurate

In music, figurate describes a florid piece involving passing discords by the freer melodic movement of one or more parts or voices in the harmony.
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