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''
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.
- gentlemen of the best figure in the county
Distinguished appearance; magnificence; conspicuous representation; splendour; show.
- that he may live in figure and indulgence
A human figure, which dress or corset must fit to; the shape of a human body.
- Flowers have all exquisite figures.
A visible pattern as in wood or cloth.
''The muslin was of a pretty figure.''
Any complex dance move(w).
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=5| passage=Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit visible signs of uneasiness,(..). It was with a palpable relief that he heard the first warning notes of the figure.
A of speech.
Any short succession of notes, either as melody or as a group of chords, which produce a single complete and distinct impression.
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.
''I can't figure if he's telling the truth or lying.''
To think, to assume, to suppose, to reckon.
To be reasonable.
''It figures that somebody like him would be upset about the situation.''
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.
- If love, alas! be pain I bear, / No thought can figure, and no tongue declare.
To embellish with design; to adorn with figures.
To indicate by numerals.
- 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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