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terminal figure, terminal statue

A decorative figure in which a head, or a head and bust, or the human figure to the waist and including the arms, is incorporated with (as if it were springing out of) a pillar which serves as its pedestal.
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The comments came alongside first half figures from the ceramics and household goods maker which showed a slump in pre-tax profit to pounds 406,000 from pounds 2.49 million a year earlier on revenues up 5.6 per cent to pounds 15.3 million.
Li Xiaochao, a spokesman for the bureau, told reporters the first half figures showed that the government is succeeding in slowing growth to produce more stable economic development.
HI's full first half figures, including profit, are released in September.
The first half figures prompted management to raise its full-year sales gain forecast to 5.5% from 5%.
First half figures indicate that the BVI fared well in the circumstances.
First half figures are expected from National Express tomorrow.
Paul, MN, has released its 2001 second quarter and first half figures. Worldwide sales totaled $4.1 billion, during the second quarter, down 3.9%.
The central bank has yet to release second quarter and first half figures, but the President suggested that they would come in above market expectations, possibly as high as 4%.
Organisers have ditched the original idea of a giant mother and child in favour of two half figures of a man and a woman embracing.
According to analysts, the absence of a bullish forecast had hurt Bass's stock more than the first half figures.
The summer update came as the group published first half figures to June that showed revenues rose by nine per cent to pounds 356.5 million, with underlying profits ahead by 17 per cent to pounds 49.9 million.
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