figuration definition

  • noun:
    • The act of creating some thing into a particular form.
    • A shape, type, or outline.
    • The work of representing with figures.
    • A figurative representation.
    • Music Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and sometimes repeating numbers.
    • musical The structure made by such embellishment or repetition.
    • The act of offering figure or determinate type; dedication to a certain kind.
    • combination of concords and discords.
    • The act of providing figure or determinate form; dedication to a certain kind.
    • combination of concords and discords.
    • development regarding figure or outline; outside conformation; determination to a specific form: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • The work or means of figuring; a shaping into form, or a marking or impressing with a figure or numbers.
    • In songs: In strict composition, particularly fugue-writing, the development of passing-notes to the counterpoint
    • as a whole structure, the process, act, or results of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally varying or elaborating a theme by adding passing-notes or accompaniment numbers, or even by changing single shades into florid passages
    • The preparation of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • The act of creating one thing into a particular shape.
    • A shape, type, or overview.
    • The act of representing with numbers.
    • A figurative representation.
    • musical Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and often repeating numbers.
    • Music The pattern produced by such embellishment or repetition.
    • The act of giving figure or determinate kind; determination to a specific kind.
    • blend of concords and discords.
    • The work of offering figure or determinate type; dedication to a certain type.
    • Mixture of concords and discords.
    • In phillol., improvement in the form of words without change of sense.
    • Formation regarding figure or overview; additional conformation; dedication to a particular type: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • The work or procedure for figuring; a shaping into kind, or a marking or impressing with a figure or figures.
    • In music: In rigid composition, such as fugue-writing, the development of passing-notes into the counterpoint
    • overall structure, the method, work, or results of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally different or elaborating a style by adding passing-notes or accompaniment figures, or even by transforming single tones into florid passages
    • The preparation of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • In phillol., change in the type of terms without change of feeling.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • decorating with a design
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • enhancing with a design
    • The work of forming some thing into a particular form.
    • A shape, type, or outline.
    • The act of representing with figures.
    • A figurative representation.
    • Music Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and often repeating numbers.
    • Music The structure produced by these types of embellishment or repetition.
    • The act of developing anything into a certain shape.
    • The act of forming anything into a particular form.
    • The work of giving figure or determinate form; determination to a specific type.
    • Mixture of concords and discords.
    • A shape, kind, or outline.
    • The act of offering figure or determinate form; dedication to a particular type.
    • The work of representing with figures.
    • Mixture of concords and discords.
    • A figurative representation.
    • The work of creating anything into a certain shape.
    • musical Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and sometimes repeating numbers.
    • Formation as to figure or outline; additional conformation; dedication to a specific type: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • A shape, kind, or outline.
    • musical The pattern produced by these types of decoration or repetition.
    • The work or procedure for figuring; a shaping into type, or a marking or impressing with a figure or numbers.
    • The work of representing with numbers.
    • The act of offering figure or determinate type; dedication to a particular form.
    • A shape, type, or overview.
    • A figurative representation.
    • In songs: In strict structure, such as for instance fugue-writing, the development of passing-notes in to the counterpoint
    • combination of concords and discords.
    • The act of representing with numbers.
    • as a whole composition, the method, act, or outcome of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally different or elaborating a style with the addition of passing-notes or accompaniment numbers, or even by transforming single tones into florid passages
    • The work of offering figure or determinate type; determination to a certain form.
    • A figurative representation.
    • songs Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and sometimes repeating figures.
    • The work of creating something into a particular form.
    • The preparation of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • Mixture of concords and discords.
    • musical Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and sometimes repeating figures.
    • Music The design created by these types of decoration or repetition.
    • A shape, kind, or overview.
    • development on figure or outline; exterior conformation; determination to a specific type: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • In phillol., change in the type of terms without change of sense.
    • musical The design produced by these types of decoration or repetition.
    • The work of giving figure or determinate kind; determination to a certain type.
    • The work of representing with figures.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • The act or means of figuring; a shaping into type, or a marking or impressing with a figure or numbers.
    • blend of concords and discords.
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • In songs: In strict composition, particularly fugue-writing, the introduction of passing-notes to the counterpoint
    • A figurative representation.
    • The act of offering figure or determinate type; determination to a particular kind.
    • decorating with a design
    • as a whole structure, the method, work, or outcome of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally varying or elaborating a style with the addition of passing-notes or accompaniment figures, or even by changing single tones into florid passages
    • combination of concords and discords.
    • The preparation of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • development as to figure or outline; outside conformation; determination to a particular kind: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • In phillol., change in the type of words without modification of feeling.
    • The act or means of figuring; a shaping into form, or a marking or impressing with a figure or numbers.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • In songs: In strict composition, eg fugue-writing, the development of passing-notes to the counterpoint
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • overall structure, the method, act, or result of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally differing or elaborating a theme by adding passing-notes or accompaniment numbers, or by changing single tones into florid passages
    • decorating with a design
    • The preparation of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • The act of giving figure or determinate kind; determination to a certain form.
    • In phillol., change in the form of terms without modification of good sense.
    • combination of concords and discords.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • The work of offering figure or determinate kind; determination to a particular form.
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • blend of concords and discords.
    • musical Ornamentation of a passage by embellishing and often repeating figures.
    • decorating with a design
    • musical The pattern produced by these types of embellishment or repetition.
    • The work of providing figure or determinate kind; determination to a certain kind.
    • combination of concords and discords.
    • The work of giving figure or determinate kind; dedication to a certain kind.
    • blend of concords and discords.
    • development regarding figure or overview; exterior conformation; dedication to a particular kind: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • The act or procedure for figuring; a shaping into kind, or a marking or impressing with a figure or figures.
    • In music: In strict composition, such as fugue-writing, the introduction of passing-notes into the counterpoint
    • generally speaking composition, the procedure, work, or results of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally varying or elaborating a layout with the addition of passing-notes or accompaniment figures, and/or by transforming solitary tones into florid passages
    • The planning of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • In phillol., improvement in the form of terms without modification of feeling.
    • development on figure or overview; exterior conformation; dedication to a particular type: as, the figuration of crystals.
    • The work or procedure for figuring; a shaping into form, or a marking or impressing with a figure or figures.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • In songs: In rigid composition, like fugue-writing, the development of passing-notes to the counterpoint
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • generally composition, the procedure, work, or result of rhythmically, melodically, or contrapuntally different or elaborating a theme with the addition of passing-notes or accompaniment figures, if not by changing single shades into florid passages
    • enhancing with a design
    • The planning of a figured bass (which see. under bass).
    • In phillol., change in the form of terms without modification of sense.
    • Figurative representation; prefiguration.
    • representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
    • decorating with a design

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