He was a significant figure in his time, friendly with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Jack Lemmon.
Ezekiel, whose characterizations of the false prophets are remarkably striking, uses about them a significant figure of speech.
God is the only significant figure, and human need may add the ciphers.
Hannah West was one of those ciphers to which somebody else is always the significant figure.
God is the significant figure which gives value to the row of ciphers of which every life is without Him made up.
That Richard Strauss is the most significant figure in the musical world to-day seems to me too patent to admit of discussion.
|significant digits |
The digits in a decimal number that are warranted by the accuracy of the means of measurement. Significant digits are all the numbers beginning with the leftmost nonzero digit, or beginning with the first digit after the decimal point if there are no nonzero digits to the left of the decimal point, and extending to the right. For example, 302, 3.20, and 0.023 all have three significant digits.