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2-D figure


a 2-dimensional shape


shape noun (2- and 3-dimensional shapes)


2-D figures

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Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)


Geometric shape

a geometric figure that can be described with mathematics and that is used in geometry. The shape of such a figure is the geometric information which remains when location, scale and orientation are removed from the description of the object. Many ... (41 of 163 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Geometric shape

Oxford Dictionary:

figure | keep | figures | figured | figure of fun | lose one's figure | put a figure on | figure on | figure something out | ...

a number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company | a numerical symbol, especially ... (23 of 632 words, 28 definitions, 22 usage examples, pronunciation)



figure [entry 1, noun] | figures [plural] | numeral [synonym, sense-specific] | sum [synonym, sense-specific] | personage [synonym, sense-specific] | digit [synonym, sense-specific] | price [synonym, sense-specific] | number [synonym, sense-specific] | integer [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a number symbol; "numeral", "digit" ; "figures": arithmetical calculations ... | a geometric form (as a line, triangle, or sphere) especially when ... (21 of 440 words, 11 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)


figure [entry 2, verb] | figured [past tense] | figuring [present participle] | figure on | compute [synonym, sense-specific] | plan [synonym, sense-specific] | calculate [synonym, sense-specific] | decide [synonym, sense-specific] | regard [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to represent by or as if by a figure or outline | to decorate with a pattern ; also, to write figures over or under (the bass) in order to indicate ... (30 of 306 words, 12 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/figure show=1

New World Dictionary:

figure | figured [past tense] | figuring [present participle] | figurer [noun, related]

the outline or shape of something; form | the shape of the human body; human form | a person, especially one seen or thought of in a specified way | a ... (28 of 263 words, 23 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


Collins Dictionary:

fig. | figure [synonym, sense-specific]

figurative(ly) | figure (2 of 258 words, 2 definitions)


Random House Dictionary:

fig | fig. | fig.: figurative [sense-specific] | fig.: figuratively [sense-specific] | fig.: figure [sense-specific] | figures [sense-specific] | condition [synonym, sense-specific]

any tree or shrub belonging to the genus "Ficus", of the mulberry family, ... | the fruit of such a tree or shrub, or of any related species. | any of ... (29 of 119 words, 10 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

figure [syllogistic]

in logic, the classification of syllogisms according to the arrangement of the middle term, namely, the term that occurs in both premises but not in ... (25 of 117 words)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


in music, short melodic or rhythmic pattern, the smallest grouping of notes that will produce a single distinct impression. In this sense figure is ... (24 of 72 words)


Cambridge Dictionary:

figurative [entry 1] | fig.

([abbreviation] "fig.") (of words and phrases) used not with their basic meaning but with a more imaginative meaning (18 of 40 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/figurative 1

figure [entry 3] | fig.

([abbreviation] "fig.") a picture or drawing, often with a number, in a book or other document (16 of 31 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/figure 3

Macmillan British Dictionary:

fig. [abbreviation, abbreviation] | figure

a picture in a book (5 of 28 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/fig 5


fig. | figs. [plural] | trop. [outdated, synonym, sense-specific]

Abbreviation of figure. | [lexicography] Abbreviation of figurative. (7 of 15 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)


American Heritage Dictionary:


figurative | figuratively | figure (3 of 5 words, 3 definitions)


Encarta Dictionary:


figurative | figure (2 of 8 words, 2 definitions)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861611373​/definition​.html  [offline]

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