figurine figurine  /ˌfɪɡ jə ˈrin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small carved or molded figure

Usage(s):

  1. But several of the other figurines that were smuggled to Hong Kong proved more elusive.
  2. Together, his figurines make up a cross section of the rococo age.
  3. Nancy Ann Kissel is serving a life sentence for sedating her husband with a doctored milkshake and then beating him to death with a metal figurine from the kitchen.

News

  1. You Can Now Get A 3D Printed Action Figure Of Yourself, And The Detail Is Incredible

    3D printing color figures of yourself is threatening to become a trend—in Japan last year designers PARTY opened a temporary 3D printing photo booth in a Tokyo gallery where people could turn up, get scanned, and walk away with a mini-figurine of themselves.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Angry Legos Becoming More Common

    A recent review of Lego mini-figures by a New Zealand researcher has found they are getting angrier with each passing year. A Lego mini-figure is a small plastic articulated figurine available as part of the Lego series or themed kit, produced by Danish toy manufacturer the Lego Group. Over 3.7 billion have been produced since [...] Angry Legos Becoming More Common is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Interactive Skittles Ad Lets You Break Grandma's Figurines

    In Skittles' newest interactive ad, Tommy, a teenage boy, is sitting on a leather couch at his grandma's house. Suddenly, a pink horse figurine beckons him — in a British accent, no less — to smash him open to reveal Skittles. Tommy doesn't hesitate to do so and enjoys his booty of Skittles. Then he smashes another horse, which is empty But that's not the end of the ad. You can make Tommy smash ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mashable

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Quotes

  1. "We've got hundreds of marble bowl fragments and many dozens of figurine fragments, which don't seem to fit together," said Renfrew, an emeritus professor of archaeology at Cambridge University and former director of the McDonald Institute for...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Colin Renfrew Source: CNN

  2. "This is a tremendous opportunity for me," said Emelianenko. "I am looking forward to going through the process of making this the best figurine that we can. I think fans will appreciate that I will have a big role in how it looks and will...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Fedor Emelianenko Source: The Journal News / Lohud.com

  3. "I'm particularly excited about the new Iceman figurine because with its sales, the GGYC will be able to expand our reach and scope of programming, positively influencing the lives of more local young people who need our assistance," said...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: George Gervin Source: Spurs.com

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