figure englannista suomeksi
The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modelling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body.
''a figure in bronze; a figure cut in marble''
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
A person or thing representing a certain consciousness.
(quote-journal)| volume=189| issue=3| page=21| magazine=(w)| title=Our banks are out of control| passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic …. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.
The appearance or impression made by the conduct or career of a person.
''He cut a sorry figure standing there in the rain.''
- I made some figure there.
1770, (w), ''on the Laws of England|Commentaries on the Laws of England''
- gentlemen of the best figure in the county
Distinguished appearance; magnificence; conspicuous representation; splendour; show.
1729, (w), ''A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life''
- that he may live in figure and indulgence
A human figure, which dress or corset must fit to; the shape of a human body.
''a geometrical figure'', ''a plane figure'', ''a solid figure
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
A visible pattern as in wood or cloth.
''The muslin was of a pretty figure.''
Any complex dance move(w).
(RQ:Churchill Celebrity). It was with a palpable relief that he heard the first warning notes of the figure.
A of speech.
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
1889, Franz Hartmann, ''The Principles of Astrological Geomancy''
- its quality, like those of all the rest, is determined by its position in the house of the astrological figure
Any short succession of notes, either as melody or as a group of chords, which produce a single complete and distinct impression.
1888, (w), ''Beethoven's Nine Symphonies: Analytical Essays''
- Here, Beethoven limits the syncopations and modifications of rhythm which are so prominent in the first and third movements, and employs a rapid, busy, and most melodious figure in the Violins, which is irresistible in its gay and brilliant effect(..)
A form of melody or accompaniment kept up through a strain or passage; a motif; a florid embellishment.
To calculate, to solve a mathematical problem.
To come to understand.
To think, to assume, to suppose, to reckon.
To be reasonable.
To represent by a figure, as to form or mould; to make an image of, either palpable or ideal; also, to fashion into a determinate form; to shape.
(RQ:Prior Poetical Works)
To embellish with design; to adorn with figures.
(RQ:Shakespeare King John)
To indicate by numerals.
1698 , (w), ''Epitaph of Mary Frampton''
- As through a crystal glass the figured hours are seen.
To represent by a metaphor; to signify or symbolize.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-2)
To prefigure; to foreshow.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-3)
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