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  1. figure

    • IPA[ˈfiɡyər]

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    • n.
      a number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company;a numerical symbol, especially any of the ten in Arabic notation
    • v.
      be a significant and noticeable part of something;(of a person) play a significant role in a situation or event
    • noun: figure, plural noun: figures

    • verb: figure, 3rd person present: figures, gerund or present participle: figuring, past tense: figured, past participle: figured

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company:

      official census figures

      a figure of 30,000 deaths annually from snakebite

    • 2. a numerical symbol, especially any of the ten in Arabic notation:

      the figure 7

    • 3. one of a specified number of digits making up a larger number, used to give a rough idea of the order of magnitude:

      their market price runs into five figures

      a six-figure salary

    • 4. an amount of money:

      a figure of two thousand dollars

    • 5. arithmetical calculations:

      she has no head for figures

    • 6. 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

    • 7. a person seen indistinctly, especially at a distance:

      a backpacked figure appeared in the distance

    • 8. a representation of a human or animal form in drawing or sculpture:

      starkly painted figures

    • 9. a person of a particular kind, especially one who is important or distinctive in some way:

      Williams became something of a cult figure

    • 10. a shape which is 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

    • 11. a diagram or illustrative drawing, especially in a book or magazine:

      figure 1 shows an ignition circuit

    • 12. (in skating) a movement or series of movements following a prescribed pattern and often beginning and ending at the same point.
    • 13. a pattern formed by the movements of a group of people, for example in square dancing or synchronized swimming, as part of a longer dance or display.
    • 14. the external form or shape of something.
    • 15. a short succession of notes producing a single impression.
    • 16. the form of a syllogism, classified according to the position of the middle term.
    • v.
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    • 1. be a significant and noticeable part of something:

      the issue of nuclear policy figured prominently in the talks

    • 2. (of a person) play a significant role in a situation or event:

      he figured largely in opposition to the bill

    • 3. (of a fictional character) play a part in a novel, play, or movie:

      the four characters who figure in Ridley's play

    • 4. calculate or work out (an amount or value) arithmetically:

      my accountant figured my tax wrong

    • 5. think, consider, or expect to be the case:

      for years, teachers had figured him for a dullard

      I figure that wearing a suit makes you look like a bank clerk

    • 6. (of a recent event or newly discovered fact) be logical and unsurprising:

      well, she supposed that figured

    • 7. represent (something) in a diagram or picture:

      varieties of this Cape genus are figured from drawings made there

    • 8. embellish (something) with a design or pattern:

      the 11th-century silken dalmatic is figured with double-headed griffins

      a clock with a figured mahogany case

    • n.
      a type of ice skate having a long, narrow blade with a serrated edge at the front, used in figure skating:
    • he began skating when his wife gave him a pair of figure skates as a birthday present
    • v.
      engage in figure skating as a sport or pastime:
    • in my spare time I figure-skate at Rockefeller Center several hours a week

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    • n.
      a type of ice skate having a long, narrow blade with a serrated edge at the front, used in figure skating:
    • he began skating when his wife gave him a pair of figure skates as a birthday present
    • v.
      engage in figure skating as a sport or pastime:
    • celebrities and their professional partners figure-skate in front of a panel of judges

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    • n. a person who has or represents authority:

    • these techniques can help parents re-establish their role as authority figures

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    • ph. count or rely on something happening or being the case in the future

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    • n. an outline of a horse, human, or other design cut into the turf of a hill, especially in the chalk downs of southern England. The oldest of these (the White Horse at Uffington, Oxfordshire) is prehistoric.

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    • n. a woman who is regarded as a source of nurture and support:

    • a housekeeper named Evelyn became a mother figure to him

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    • n. an object or movement having the shape of the number eight:

    • the humpback whale described a figure eight around a shoal of fish

      a figure-eight knot

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    • n. a dummy or jointed manikin of a human body used by artists, especially for arranging drapery on.

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    • IPA[ˈfɪɡə]

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    • n.
      a number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company:
    • the trade figures

      by 1998, this figure had risen to 14 million

    • v.
      have a significant part or role in a situation or process:
    • the issue of nuclear policy figured prominently in the talks

      human rights do not figure high on their agenda

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    • towering figure...??

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