Definitions for figurationˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fig•u•ra•tionˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of shaping into a particular figure.

  2. the resulting figure or shape:

    emblematic figurations of the sun and the moon.

  3. the act of representing figuratively.

  4. a figurative representation.

  5. the act of marking or adorning with a design.

  6. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. figuration(noun)

    representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory

  2. figuration(noun)

    decorating with a design


  1. figuration(Noun)

    The act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form.

  2. figuration(Noun)

    Mixture of concords and discords.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Figuration(noun)

    the act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form

  2. Figuration(noun)

    mixture of concords and discords


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