Figuratively Figured

Figure

Meanings and phrases

figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; fig
  2. alternative names for the body of a human being; human body; physical body; material body; soma; build; physique; anatomy; shape; bod; chassis; frame; form; flesh
  3. one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; digit
  4. a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
  5. a well-known or notable person; name; public figure
  6. a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
  7. an amount of money expressed numerically
  8. the impression produced by a person
  9. the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; number
  10. a decorative or artistic work; design; pattern
  11. a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
  12. a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
  13. language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense; trope; figure of speech; image

figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. judge to be probable; calculate; estimate; reckon; count on; forecast
  2. be or play a part of or in; enter
  3. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; visualize; visualise; envision; project; fancy; see; picture; image
  4. make a mathematical calculation or computation; calculate; cipher; cypher; compute; work out; reckon
  5. understand

authority figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who is regarded as an authority by someone else
E.g.
  • The authority figure impassively watches them.
  • On the one hand, the doctor remains an authority figure who prescribes pharmaceuticals to patients.
  • The therapist needs to be flexible and willing to listen to the patient rather than acting as an authority figure.

father figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a man who takes over all the functions of the real father; father surrogate
E.g.
  • He becomes something of a father figure to Titus.
  • Boss and occasional father figure to the Angel Team.
  • From then on, Bourgeat became a father figure to Desplein.

figure eight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a knot having the shape of the numeral 8; tied in a rope that has been passed through a hole or pulley and that prevents the rope from coming loose; figure of eight
  2. a skating figure that carves an 8 in the ice

figure loom

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a loom for weaving figured fabrics; figured-fabric loom

figure of eight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a knot having the shape of the numeral 8; tied in a rope that has been passed through a hole or pulley and that prevents the rope from coming loose; figure eight

figure of merit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a numerical expression representing the efficiency of a given system, material, or procedure

figure of speech

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense; trope; figure; image

figure out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; solve; work out; puzzle out; lick; work

figure skate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an ice skate worn for figure skating; has a slightly curved blade and a row of jagged points at the front of the blade

figure skate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. dance on skates

figure skating

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ice skating where the skates trace outlines of selected figures
E.g.
  • In 1966 she won the Spartakiade in figure skating.
  • Restencourt coaches figure skating in Aston, PA.
  • He then retired from figure skating due to injuries.

lay figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. dummy in the form of an artist's jointed model of the human body

mother figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woman who evokes the feelings usually reserved for a mother
E.g.
  • Blanche considers Sophia as both a mother figure and as a mean old lady.
  • Mallette remained a mother figure to Justin, and his best friends Chaz Somers and Ryan Butler.
  • It is Helene’s grandmother, Cecile, who stands in as a mother figure and her primary caretaker.

plane figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a two-dimensional shape; two-dimensional figure

public figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a well-known or notable person; name; figure
E.g.
  • He always was a respected public figure.
  • In the midst of the growth, Baker became a popular public figure.
  • At the time Cicero's popularity as a public figure was unrivalled.

significant figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value); significant digit
E.g.
  • Fessenden was a significant figure in the development of AM radio.
  • He was also a significant figure in the Catholic/ecumenical Focolare Movement.
  • Lucas is considered a significant figure of the 20th-century New Hollywood movement.

solid figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a three-dimensional shape; three-dimensional figure

stick figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. drawing of a human or animal that represents the head by a circle and the rest of the body by straight lines

terminal figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome; terminus; term
n.
  1. a three-dimensional shape; solid figure
n.
  1. a two-dimensional shape; plane figure

wax figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax; waxwork

political figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He later became a political figure in Nova Scotia.
  • was a merchant and political figure in Nova Scotia.
  • was a political figure in Nova Scotia.

leading figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A leading figure in this period was G. A.
  • He was a leading figure locally in the 1848 June revolution.
  • He became a leading figure of the leftist section of the CC.

figure skater

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tom Naylor is a British figure skater and doctor.
  • She was married to fellow figure skater Jason Dungjen.
  • He coached American figure skater Gracie Gold.

key figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mayhem's Euronymous was the key figure behind this.
  • He is regarded a key figure in Post-Internet art.
  • He was also a key figure in helping to ban DDT.

central figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Along with Lavin, Kevin Reevey is the central figure.
  • The central figure is flanked by two water-spraying lizards.
  • A central figure in this development was the Rev Thomas Price.

prominent figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a prominent figure in modern Norwegian jazz.
  • He was a prominent figure during the Age of Enlightenment.
  • He was a prominent figure in Yale's Legal Realism movement.

important figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The next important figure was Jacobi (from 1827).
  • Adapa was an important figure in Mesopotamian religion.
  • This way he became an important figure of Petrine Baroque.

major figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Disraeli became a major figure in the party.
  • John Huang (pronounced "Hwa[ng]"), was another major figure convicted.
  • González Camarena was a major figure in the Mexican muralism movement.

action figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • To date, this is the only action figure of Big Fau.
  • Firefly was first released as an action figure in 1984.
  • On a visit to a local toy collectors' shop he acquires a rare alien action figure.

historical figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was named after Vicente Guerrero a Mexican historical figure.
  • Buretsu is described as an essentially wicked historical figure.
  • Merlin is Geoffrey's version of a historical figure known as Myrddin Wyllt.

influential figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jabu Mabuza is an influential figure in South Africa.
  • The most influential figure of this period was Alexander Labzin.
  • Mayne was an influential figure for the cinematographer Roger Deakins

female figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rear female figure is flush with the yellow-blue area.
  • These statuettes can be either a male or female figure in an upright posture.
  • A standing female figure (designated G) walks away from the central action she is looking at.

controversial figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Like Mao, he is regarded as a controversial figure.
  • Ran Min continues to be a controversial figure.
  • Rees-Mogg is a controversial figure in British politics.

figure out how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • We’re doing what we can to figure out how to manage that effectively."
  • Stratton also applied psychological concepts to figure out how to avert war.
  • But first, Tum must figure out how to zip up his trousers without hurting himself.

figure out what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Soon they were trying to figure out what was going on.
  • She has to figure out what she can get out of the partnership.
  • I couldn't figure out what it was."

human figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Artists take a variety of approaches to drawing the human figure.
  • The human figure is believed to be Bonnard's wife Marthe de Meligny.
  • Additionally, the human figure is shown just above the Earth graphic.

popular figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Golem is a popular figure in the Czech Republic.
  • A popular figure, he was re-elected six times during his tenure.
  • Heinz was a popular figure around the Nürburgring until his death.

trying to figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Soon they were trying to figure out what was going on.
  • He's trying to figure out the message Mr. Smith is trying to send.
  • Coll is imprisoned in a prison called Southwatch and is trying to figure out a way to escape.

see figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most spectacularly, a live frog (see figure) was levitated.
  • For a simple overview of the development of ARBs, see figure 3.
  • A tricopper ensemble contains types II and III copper (see figure).

competitive figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was a competitive figure skater as a teen and has covered the sport for NBC News.
  • Kuluva had a passion for competitive figure skating which led him into the world of fashion.
  • With these changes, the emphasis in competitive figure skating shifted to increasing athleticism.

vertex figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The vertex figure of each is an irregular bipyramid whose faces are isosceles triangles.
  • For example, the vertex figure of a truncated regular polytope (with 2 rings) is a pyramid.
  • (The actual vertex figure of the tetrahemihexahedron is 3.4..4, with the factor due to the cross.)
E.g.
  • Piruetten Piruetten was a senior international figure skating competition held in Hamar, Norway.
  • Ice Star The Minsk-Arena Ice Star, or simply Ice Star, is an international figure skating competition.
  • The Golden Spin of Zagreb is an annual senior-level international figure skating competition held in Zagreb, Croatia.
E.g.
  • She was a competitive figure skater as a teen and has covered the sport for NBC News.
  • Michael Chack Michael Chack (born August 25, 1971) is an American former competitive figure skater.
  • Caroline Gülke Caroline Gülke (born November 3, 1982) is a German former competitive figure skater.

figure among

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He quickly became sort of a cult figure among younger cinephiles.
  • Because of this, Falc'hun became a hate figure among Breton nationalists.
  • This is the third highest figure among Vilnius' elderates, behind the Old Town and Naujamiestis.

literary figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Thus, the unknown author was a literary figure.
  • Joseph Walser concludes that this Mahādeva was most likely a literary figure.
  • The boy was Jeong Cheol who later became a politician and famous literary figure.
E.g.
  • Michael Chack Michael Chack (born August 25, 1971) is an American former competitive figure skater.
  • Caroline Gülke Caroline Gülke (born November 3, 1982) is a German former competitive figure skater.
  • Yannick Ponsero Yannick Ponsero (born 17 October 1986) is a French former competitive figure skater.

male figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The male figure has been named Adonis von Zschernitz.
  • Angak represents a healing and protective male figure.
  • To the right, a male figure is seated and wears a crown.

figure skaters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Unlike most figure skaters, he is a clockwise spinner and jumper.
  • She is considered to be one of the best compulsory figure skaters ever.
  • Rucker was one of four figure skaters featured on the 2006 TLC series, "Ice Diaries".

mysterious figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Drake, at this time just a boy, was saved from the castle by a mysterious figure.
  • A mysterious figure, known as "The Wrecker" is responsible for the train crashes.
  • His life is uprooted when a mysterious figure rips his Devil Bringer arm off for the Yamato.

figure within

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A highly controversial figure within Spain, Franco is seen as a divisive leader.
  • A popular figure within cricket, he was widely regarded as sporting and friendly.
  • This coalition was coordinated by Gordon Lewis, a well-known figure within the countercult community.

legendary figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By now, she was a legendary figure in Russia.
  • Volker von Alzey Volker von Alzey is a legendary figure from the Nibelungenlied.
  • During his time as Michigan's equipment manager, Hatch became a legendary figure on campus.

dominant figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He became a dominant figure in horse racing circles.
  • The dominant figure in baroque sculpture was Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • More widely, Crowley became "a dominant figure" in the modern Pagan community.

figure during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was a prominent figure during the Age of Enlightenment.
  • He was an ever-present figure during the following campaigns.
  • Washington was the leading figure during the American Revolution.

religious figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This was a different role for him, as he had remained only a religious figure during his time in Mecca.
  • The Persian religious figure Mani listed Axum with Rome, Persia, and China as one of the four great powers of his time.

figure below

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The figure below shows the components of the ECM.
  • (shown in the figure below).
  • The first 10 predicted smooth fits appear as grey lines in the figure below.

figure prominently

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Volunteer efforts figure prominently in genealogy.
  • (American pop songs figure prominently in the film.)
  • The buildings figure prominently in the story.

national figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She continued to be a prominent national figure even after resigning from the governor's job in July 2009.
  • This shows that Sutton is within an area of high unemployment in comparison to the national figure of 5.5%.
  • One national figure to emerge was Henry Cabot Lodge, a scion of wealthy and powerful Cabot and Lodge families.

figure skating season

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 2018–19 figure skating season The 2018–19 figure skating season began on July 1, 2018, and ended on June 30, 2019.
  • The 1998 Piruetten was the Piruetten competition of the 1997–1998 figure skating season and a senior-level competition.

powerful figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Even a powerful figure like her bowed down to Lalitaditya.
  • Jirgalang remained a powerful figure at the Qing imperial court until his death in 1655.
  • The most powerful figure was Hrvoje, who became the Grand Duke of Bosnia and Duke of Split.

international figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Schulz has served as an international figure skating judge.
  • Piruetten Piruetten was a senior international figure skating competition held in Hamar, Norway.
  • On March 20, 1914 an international figure skating championship was held in New Haven, Connecticut.

figure shows

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The figure shows the structure of a typical LVD cell.
  • The figure shows the principle behind crosstalk correction.
  • The figure shows how a spread-spectrum signal is generated.

not figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Johnny cannot figure out his "angle", why he would do such a selfless thing.
  • She would have tantrums when those around her could not figure out what she was asking for.
  • He gets the Intersect, but cannot figure out to disarm the bomb once he's on the computer for it.

mythological figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another mythological figure is "Yan luo", the judge of Hell.
  • Another giant, !Hongongoschá, played the role of a mythological figure.
  • : orë/t) is an Albanian mythological figure associated with human destiny.

cult figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His violent behavior gained him "the notoriety of a cult figure."
  • He quickly became sort of a cult figure among younger cinephiles.
  • To this day, in the modern Republic of Azerbaijan, Babak is a cult figure and celebrated as a national hero.

figure in each

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The highest figure in each survey is displayed in bold, and the background shaded in the leading party's colour.
  • The highest percentage figure in each polling survey is displayed with its background shaded in the leading party's colour.

military figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nicholas Nicholaievich was an influential military figure; he also served on the State Council.
  • It is named after Brazilian politician and military figure Air Marshal Eduardo Gomes (1896–1981).
  • EAM increased in size and its central committee sought a more experienced military figure to take command.

percentage figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The highest percentage figure in each polling survey is displayed with its background shaded in the leading party's colour.
E.g.
  • Schulz has served as an international figure skating judge.
  • Piruetten Piruetten was a senior international figure skating competition held in Hamar, Norway.
  • On March 20, 1914 an international figure skating championship was held in New Haven, Connecticut.
E.g.
  • The highest percentage figure in each polling survey is displayed with its background shaded in the leading party's colour.

main figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The main figure in this reorganization was Glade Knight.
  • IWA main figure Savio Vega then started working for WWC as wrestler and occasional booker.
  • "I would pencil and ink just about everything that wasn't a main figure," McLaughlin said.

notable figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was named after Joshua Fry, a notable figure in American colonial history and one of Mildred's ancestors.
  • The manifesto references notable figure Hillary Clinton's title of "wife" on her Twitter account to exemplify claims of gender inequality.
  • Matthew Brisbane Matthew Brisbane (1787–1833) was an Antarctic explorer, sealer and a notable figure in the early history of the Falkland Islands.

shadowy figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a shadowy figure that can be funny or fearsome.
  • The shadowy figure controlling the Kings Cross porn store trade.
  • Just then, a shadowy figure appears behind Thanos and stabs him with their sword.

census figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 2010 Census results placed the population at 84,214, a 0.83% increase over the 2000 census figure of 83,570.
  • The local authority area had a population of 346,100 at the 2011 census, compared to a 2001 census figure of 305,353.
  • According to the 2011 UK census, Skirpenbeck parish had a population of 192, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 142.

shown in figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cross section view of one of those units is shown in figure 3.
  • Equilines of amplitude and phase of factorial are shown in figure.
  • This is shown in figure 1.

population figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • According to the returns from 1850-2010 for Alabama, it has never reported a population figure separately on the U.S. Census.
  • According to the 2005 census, the native ethnic Kazaks, accounted for more than sixty percent of the county's total population figure.
  • However the information could be misleading as the 2013 population figure of 84.6 million is higher than the projected high of 83 million.

figure includes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The latter figure includes 616 deaths in traffic accidents.
  • This figure includes those displaced by storms, floods, and heat and cold waves.
  • ; this figure includes individuals killed, tortured or exiled, and their immediate families.
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