figure : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
- n alternative names for the body of a human being
- n one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
- n a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
he made a figure of Santa Claus
- n a well-known or notable person
she is an important figure in modern music
- n a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
- n an amount of money expressed numerically
a figure of $17 was suggested
- n the impression produced by a person
he cut a fine figure
a heroic figure
- n the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
the figure was about a thousand
- n language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
- n a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
- n a decorative or artistic work
- n a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
she made the best score on compulsory figures
- v judge to be probable
- v be or play a part of or in
Elections figure prominently in every government program
How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?
- v imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
- v make a mathematical calculation or computation
- v understand
He didn't figure her
- Men's Figure Skating--It's All About Being Clean; American Johnny Weir is in second place at the men's figure skating short program.
- The endearing figure of his Little Tramp was instantly recognizable around the globe and brought laughter to millions.
- This completely fictional figure is, of course, intended to symbolize all the freaks who preoccupied Arbus for the rest of her short life (she is one of those artists whose brief .
News & Articles
- Figure Skating Tips Website iCoachSkating.com Announces Recently Published Figure Skating Videos
iCoachSkating.com, the leading educational website for all figure skating participants, has announced a list of recently published videos. Subscribers have continuous access to newly updated figure skating videos on a variety of skills and topics. (PRWeb June 29, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/figureskatingtips/adultfigureskating/prweb10884183.htm
June 29, 2013 - PRWeb
- Figure Skating Video Website iCoachSkating.com Celebrates 5 Years of Service to the Figure Skating Community
iCoachSkating.com, a leading educational website for all figure skating participants, just celebrated 5 years online on June 27. Over that 5 year period, iCoachSkating.com has published over 500 high quality figure skating videos aimed at dramatically improving the overall knowledge level in the sport. (PRWeb June 28, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases ...
June 28, 2013 - PRWeb
- AP Interview: Opposition figure Moussa to Egypt's president: Call early election
CAIRO — Leading opposition figure Amr Moussa is urging Egypt's Islamist president to listen to the voices of opposition and respond to their demands by holding early presidential elections.
June 27, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
- President Bush in The Times
He is a really important figure in a lot of ways. One, he speaks for millions. Two, he doesn't come as a politician; he comes as a man of faith,Bush said in an interview with a Catholic television network. "And three, that I so subscribe...
- Al Sharpton in The Times
The city is trying to do what it should do to secure people,said Sharpton. "That's what cities do. Clearly, no one in the family is happy that the city is incurring any expense at all. You're talking about an historic figure that will have...