Definition of Figurer

1. Noun. An expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines).

Exact synonyms: Calculator, Computer, Estimator, Reckoner
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Adder, Number Cruncher, Actuary, Statistician, Subtracter
Derivative terms: Calculate, Compute, Computerise, Estimate, Figure, Reckon

Definition of Figurer

1. one that figures [n -S] - See also: figures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Figurer

figure out
figure poem
figure skate
figure skater
figure skaters
figure skating
figure space
figured-fabric loom
figured out
figurer (current term)
figures of merit
figures of speech
figures out
figuring out
figwort family

Literary usage of Figurer

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1. The Business Man in the Amusement World: A Volume of Progress in the Field by Robert Grau (1910)
"Above all things, Gus Hill has the reputation of being eminently honest, and although a close figurer, his word is accepted in preference to a contract by ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"OF de'figurer, also défigurer, ' to disfigure, deforme ;' Cot.— OF des-, from Lat. dis-, apart, away ; and figurer, from Lat. figurare, to fashion, form. ..."

3. Histoire des origines du Christianisme. 7 livres. [With] Index général by Joseph Ernest Renan, Ernest Renan (1879)
"Or on sait le scrupule que prenaient les monétaires anciens de figurer ... Il n'est pas impossible qu'ils aient fait figurer ces deux idées sur leurs ..."

4. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1901)
"... devra figurer 1'inegalite !/'<!. Si nous voulons que e?, soit egal a + 1, il faut d'apres nos conven- que les equations de a* se mettent dans Tordi-e ..."

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