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Pronunciation:  `figyu'reyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  decorating with a design
  2. [n]  representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory

FIGURATION is a 10 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: decoration, representation, symbolising, symbolizing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fig`u*ra"tion\, n. [L. figuratio.]
1. The act of giving figure or determinate form;
   determination to a certain form. --Bacon.

2. (Mus.) Mixture of concords and discords.

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