Figure

Figure may refer to:

  • A shape, drawing, or representation
  • Figure, wood appearance
  • Musical figure, distinguished from musical motif
  • Shaping a mirror on a reflective telescope
  • Noise figure, in telecommunication
  • Dance figure, an elementary dance pattern
  • Vivian Davis Figures, Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate
  • A person's figure, human physical appearance

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Famous quotes containing the word figure:

    Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.
    Mae West, U.S. screenwriter, W.C. Fields, and Edward Cline. Flower Belle Lee (Mae West)

    The figure of the enthusiast who has just discovered jogging or a new way to fix tofu can be said to stand or, more accurately, to tremble on the threshold of conversion, as the representative American.
    Lewis H. Lapham (b. 1935)

    The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I’m not sure it’ll ever be able to figure itself out. Everything else, maybe, from the atom to the universe, everything except itself.
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902–1977)