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Engelsk navneord: figure

1. figure (om kommunikation) a diagram or picture illustrating textual material


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe area covered can be seen from Figure 2.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fig


Mindre specifikke termerillustration

2. figure (i anatomi) alternative names for the body of a human being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLeonardo studied the human body.
He has a strong physique.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anatomy, bod, build, chassis, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma


Mindre specifikke termerbody, organic structure, physical structure


Mere specifikke termeradult body, female body, juvenile body, male body, person


Omfatter disse overordnede termerhomo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

3. figure (om mængde el. mål) one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning0 and 1 are digits.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)digit


Mindre specifikke termerinteger, whole number


Mere specifikke termer0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, ace, binary digit, Captain Hicks, cinque, cipher, cypher, decimal digit, deuce, deuce-ace, duodecimal digit, eight, eighter, eighter from Decatur, ennead, fin, five, fivesome, four, foursome, half a dozen, heptad, hexad, hexadecimal digit, I, II, III, IV, IX, leash, Little Joe, Little Phoebe, Nina from Carolina, nine, niner, nought, octad, octal digit, octet, octonary, ogdoad, one, pentad, Phoebe, quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, quint, quintet, quintuplet, septenary, septet, sestet, seven, sevener, sextet, sextuplet, significant digit, significant figure, single, sise, six, sixer, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, tetrad, three, threesome, tierce, trey, triad, trine, trinity, trio, triplet, troika, two, unity, V, VI, VII, VIII, zero

4. figure (om genstand) a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a figure of Santa Claus.


Mindre specifikke termermodel, simulation


Mere specifikke termerdummy, figurehead, figurine, marionette, puppet, snowman, statuette


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerTrojan Horse, Wooden Horse

5. figure (om person) a well-known or notable person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey studied all the great names in the history of France.
She is an important figure in modern music.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)name, public figure


Mindre specifikke termerimportant person, influential person, personage

6. figure (om form) a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape


Mindre specifikke termerform, shape


Mere specifikke termerequilateral, parallel, pencil, plane figure, solid figure, subfigure, three-dimensional figure, two-dimensional figure

7. figure (om forhold) an amount of money expressed numerically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA figure of $17 was suggested.


Mindre specifikke termeramount, amount of money, sum, sum of money

8. figure (om egenskab) the impression produced by a person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe cut a fine figure.
A heroic figure.


Mindre specifikke termereffect, impression

9. figure (om egenskab) the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a number of chores to do.
The number of parameters is small.
The figure was about a thousand.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)number


Mindre specifikke termeramount


Mere specifikke termerbulk, countlessness, fewness, innumerableness, majority, minority, multiplicity, numerosity, numerousness, preponderance, prevalence, roundness

10. figure (om kommunikation) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)figure of speech, image, trope


Mindre specifikke termerrhetorical device


Mere specifikke termerconceit, exaggeration, hyperbole, irony, kenning, metaphor, metonymy, oxymoron, personification, prosopopoeia, simile, synecdoche, zeugma


Samme anvendelsebell ringer, blind alley, blockbuster, bull's eye, cakewalk, dawn, domino effect, evening, flip side, goldbrick, home run, housecleaning, lens, mark, megahit, period, rainy day, sleeper, smash hit, summer

11. figure (om erkendelse) a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground


Mindre specifikke termerpercept, perception, perceptual experience


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ground

12. figure (om genstand) a decorative or artistic work


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe coach had a design on the doors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)design, pattern


Mindre specifikke termerdecoration, ornament, ornamentation


Mere specifikke termerargyle, argyll, bear claw, damascene, decal, decalcomania, device, emblem, herringbone, herringbone pattern, linocut, mandala, marking, mihrab, motif, motive, polka dot, pyrograph, screen saver, sunburst, tattoo, tetraskele, tetraskelion, triskele, triskelion, weave

13. figure (om handling) a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe made the best score on compulsory figures.


Mindre specifikke termermaneuver, manoeuvre, play


Mere specifikke termerfigure eight, spread eagle


Engelsk udsagnsord: figure

1. figure (om erkendelse) judge to be probable


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)calculate, count on, estimate, forecast, reckon


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere specifikke termerallow, take into account

2. figure (om tilstand) be or play a part of or in


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningElections figure prominently in every government program.
How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enter


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe

3. figure (om tilvejebringelse) imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI can't see him on horseback!.
I can see what will happen.
I can see a risk in this strategy.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)envision, fancy, image, picture, project, see, visualise, visualize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerconceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrealise, realize, see, understand, visualise, visualize

4. figure (om erkendelse) make a mathematical calculation or computation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, reckon, work out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerreason


Mere specifikke termeradd, add together, approximate, average, average out, budget, capitalise, capitalize, deduct, differentiate, divide, estimate, extract, extrapolate, factor, factor in, factor out, fraction, gauge, guess, integrate, interpolate, judge, miscalculate, misestimate, multiply, process, prorate, quantise, quantize, recalculate, resolve, solve, subtract, survey, take off


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningwork out


Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

5. figure (om erkendelse) understand


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe didn't figure her.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerapprehend, compass, comprehend, dig, get the picture, grasp, grok, savvy


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism









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