Noun Definition


1.Definition: a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

Category: General

2.Definition: a decorative or artistic work

Related Noun(s):design, pattern

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

"The area covered can be seen from Figure 2"

Related Noun(s):fig

Category: General

4.Definition: a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)

"He made a figure of Santa Claus"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating

"She made the best score on compulsory figures"

Category: General

6.Definition: a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground

Category: General

7.Definition: a well-known or notable person

"They studied all the great names in the history of France", "She is an important figure in modern music"

Related Noun(s):name, public figure

Category: People

8.Definition: alternative names for the body of a human being

Related Noun(s):anatomy, bod, build, chassis, flesh, form, frame, physique, shape, soma

Category: General

9.Definition: an amount of money expressed numerically

"A figure of $17 was suggested"

Category: General

10.Definition: language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Related Noun(s):image, trope

Category: General

11.Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

Related Noun(s):digit

Category: General

12.Definition: the impression produced by a person

"He cut a fine figure", "A heroic figure"

Category: General

13.Definition: the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

"The number of parameters is small", "The figure was about a thousand"

Related Noun(s):number

Category: General