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figuring (plural figurings)
- Structure, design, or arrangement; figure.
1863, Herrman S. Saroni, Musical Grammar:
- We must remember, however, that all these figurings are written with reference to the tonic signature.
1894, The Clothier and Furnisher - Volume 23, page 60:
- These webbings are made in innumerable fine patternings, with silk mixtures in the design, in narrow stripings and small figurings.
2011, Vincent J. Hausmann, Cinema, Technologies of Visibility, and the Reanimation of Desire, ISBN 023011850X, page 35:
- Yet when we examine how Mendes's film figures the behind, as it were, behind the father, when we look closely at the film's figurings of anality in the father/son relation, we do not see an insistence that traces of a radical Otherness emerge in figurings of archaic relations and in turn challenge problematic, idealized claims that relations between men can transcend Symbolic mediation.