The representation of any form, as by drawing, painting, modeling, carving, embroidering, etc.; especially, a representation of the human body; as, a figure in bronze; a figure cut in marble.
Distinguished appearance; magnificence; conspicuous representation; splendor; show.
To make a figure; to be distinguished or conspicious; as, the envoy figured at court.
a much less exact representation or statement of matters than a type
usually referring to a representation of the human body though sometimes also that of an animal or other thing.
A representation of a human or an animal form.
A figure in writing and publishing is any graphic, text, table or other representation that is unaligned from the main flow of text. Figures are commonly found in scientific and non-scientific articles, but also in books. Some books will have a table of figuresâ€”in addition to the table of contentsâ€”that lists centrally all the figures appearing in the work.