Definition of Figuration

1. Noun. Representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory.

Generic synonyms: Representation
Specialized synonyms: Symbolising, Symbolizing
Derivative terms: Figure



2. Noun. Decorating with a design.
Generic synonyms: Decoration

Definition of Figuration

1. n. The act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form.

Definition of Figuration

1. Noun. The act of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a certain form. ¹

2. Noun. Mixture of concords and discords. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Figuration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Figuration

figurability
figurable
figural
figural aftereffect
figural blindness
figurally
figurant
figurante
figurantes
figurants
figurate
figurate number
figurate numbers
figurated
figurately
figuration (current term)
figurations
figurative
figuratively
figurativeness
figuratus
figure
figure-of-8 abnormality
figure-of-8 bandage
figure-of-8 suture
figure-of-eight
figure-of-eights
figure-of-speech
figure and ground
figure dash

Literary usage of Figuration

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1. The Material Used in Musical Composition: A System of Harmony Designed by Percy Goetschius (1913)
"In double figuration there are two figural parts (usually representing adjacent ... The distinction between double, compound, and complex figuration is as ..."

2. Harmony: A Course of Study by George Whitefield Chadwick (1897)
"MELODIC figuration. The elaboration and embellishment of a melody by means of non- harmonic tones is called figuration. The nonharmonic tones are often ..."

3. Harmony: A Course of Study by George Whitefield Chadwick (1897)
"MELODIC figuration. The elaboration and embellishment of a melody by means of non- harmonic tones is called figuration. The nonharmonic tones are often ..."

4. Harmony: A Course of Study by George Whitefield Chadwick (1922)
"MELODIC figuration. The elaboration and embellishment of a melody by means of non- harmonic tones is called figuration. The nonharmonic tones are often ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The figuration now became more elender and delicate and in better proportion; psychological processes were more clearly expressed; and pen drawings were ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"... have an activity due to the nitrogen atom, and this might account for the abnormal rotatory power of the salts of the ß series. figuration (fig. ..."

7. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"... figuration of the earth is outlined. One hand holds -a cross and the other is extended in blessing. This question has never been definitely settled. ..."

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