### figuring

1. problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
2. judge to be probable
3. be or play a part of or in
4. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
5. make a mathematical calculation or computation
6. understand (informal)

### Figuring

Figuring is the process of final polishing of an optical surface to remove imperfections or modify the surface curvature to achieve the shape required for a given application. ==Types of figuring== An example of figuring is that used in reflecting telescope primary mirrors in a process of converting the smooth spherical mirror produced by earlier ...
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### Figuring

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Figure
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### Figuring

A pattern made by the natural grain of wood.
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### figuring

The final stage of grinding a mirror or lens to give it the exact shape required. After figuring, a mirror is ready to be polished and coated.
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### Figuring

The general term given to the patterns formed by wood grain. These often beautiful patterns occur as the result of stress during the tree's life or burrs and bulges on the trunk.
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### Figuring

The natural grain patterns of woods such as curly maple.
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