Definitions for figurationˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fig•u•ra•tionˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of shaping into a particular figure.
the resulting figure or shape:
emblematic figurations of the sun and the moon.
the act of representing figuratively.
a figurative representation.
the act of marking or adorning with a design.
musical ornamentation used to embellish a melodic line. the figuring of a bass part.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of figuration:
1400–50; late ME < L
representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
decorating with a design
The act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form.
Mixture of concords and discords.
the act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form
mixture of concords and discords