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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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