Definition Of figure


a number, especially one that forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company.

official census figures

a person's bodily shape, especially that of a woman and when considered to be attractive.

she had always been so proud of her figure

a shape defined by one or more lines in two dimensions (such as a circle or a triangle), or one or more surfaces in three dimensions (such as a sphere or a cuboid), either considered mathematically in geometry or used as a decorative design.

a red ground with white and blue geometric figures

a short succession of notes producing a single impression.

Their textures are dominated by right-hand melodies against chordal accompaniment figures .

be a significant and noticeable part of something.

the issue of nuclear policy figured prominently in the talks

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Example Of figure

  • figure 1 shows an ignition circuit

  • a backpacked figure appeared in the distance

  • a dark figure emerged from the shadows

  • a dark figure slipped past him

  • An exemplary soldier, freedom fighter, potter or weaver could also figure in the list.

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