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figure,

in music, short melodic or rhythmic pattern, the smallest grouping of notes that will produce a single distinct impression. In this sense figure is synonymous with motivemotive
or motif
, in music, a short phrase or passage of two or more notes and repeated or elaborated throughout the composition. The term is usually used synonymously with figure.
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. In music before the 18th cent., a figure had an additional meaning of symbolic significance; it was an illustration in sound of textual details, e.g., a descending group of notes for any word expressing descent. As such, it was part of musical rhetoric.

Figure

Sculptural representation of a person or animal.

Figure

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Figure is an older term for an astrological chart.

figure

[′fig·yər]
(materials)
The natural grain of wood, especially when it is cut as a veneer.

figure

Pattern and natural markings in a wood surface formed by an unusual arrangement or color of the wood fibers and rays. These deviations produce such figures as blister, bird’s-eye, fiddleback, etc.

figure

1. any written symbol other than a letter, esp a whole number
2. another name for digit
3. an amount expressed numerically
4. a representation in painting or sculpture, esp of the human form
5. a pattern or design, as on fabric or in wood
6. a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
7. Geometry any combination of points, lines, curves, or planes. A plane figure, such as a circle, encloses an area; a solid figure such as a sphere, encloses a volume
8. Logic one of the four possible arrangements of the three terms in the premises of a syllogism
9. Music
a. a numeral written above or below a note in a part
b. a characteristic short pattern of notes
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Caption: Figura 1: Mapa con ubicacion de las cuatro poblaciones donde se realizo el estudio.
En la figura 4a se detalla el sentido con el cual se asume necesario que el robot reaccione en dicha situacion, mientras en la figura 4b se detalla la ubicacion de la respectiva combinacion de velocidades{-6,1897 ; 3,3403} en el plano [[T.
La Figura 12 presenta un corazon con apariencia grotesca y una sonrisa que exhibe dos dientes frontales y un par de colmillos.
En la figura 14(a) se muestra un modelo (malla inicial) que cuenta con 7740 vertices y 15 030 caras, y el remallado final (figura 12(b)) que requiere solo 3676 vertices y 7567 caras, es decir, un 47% de los vertices y 50% de las caras.
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El proceso urbanizador cambia de papel que tiene el lugar de asentamiento haciendolo pasar de fondo a figura .