- 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.
- the employment of passing notes or other embellishments.
- the figuring of a bass part.
- the employment of characteristic patterns of notes, esp in variations on a theme
- decoration or florid ornamentation in general
- the act or an instance of representing figuratively, as by means of allegory or emblem
- a figurative or emblematic representation
- the act of decorating with a design