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:

    For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
    Ethel Barrymore (1897–1959)

    A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
    Minna Antrim (1861–?)

    I can see that figure now—pallidly neat, pitiably respectable, incurably forlorn! It was Bartleby.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)