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Pronunciation: (fig'yurd), [key]
1. ornamented with a device or pattern: figured silk; figured wallpaper.
2. formed or shaped: figured stones.
3. represented by a pictorial or sculptured figure: The god is figured as part man, part beast.
4. Music.
a. florid.
b. having the accompanying chords indicated by figures.
5. figurative, as language.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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