the act of shaping into a particular figure.
the resulting figure or shape: emblematic figurations of the sun and the moon.
the act of representing figuratively.
a figurative representation: allegorical figurations.
the act of marking or adorning with a design.
6. Music. a.
the employment of passing notes or other embellishments.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English figuracioun
< Latin figūrātiōn-
(stem of figūrātiō
) a shaping. See figurate
is always a great word to know.
So is callithumpian. Does it mean: