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Decoded neurofeedback in this novel is really a kind of figuration, a metaphor for storytelling.
RICHARD POWERS ON HIS LATEST BOOK, BEWILDERMENT—AND WHY CHILDREN ARE THE ONES TO CALL OUT CLIMATE CHANGE EVASIONELIJAH WOLFSONSEPTEMBER 23, 2021TIME
About this central figuration extends infinitely a supporting background in a vague whole, undefined and undiscriminated.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
The process which we have just described is the dominant process in Egyptian figuration.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
Over a rolling figuration is a melody first for horn, then oboe, the Meditation motive.
FRANZ LISZTJAMES HUNEKER
The figuration of the main hatch showed a small square, and there was a companion or hatch-cover abaft the mainmast.
THE FROZEN PIRATEW. CLARK RUSSELL
I stared earnestly at the rocky slopes on either hand, but could not have sworn their figuration was changed.
THE FROZEN PIRATEW. CLARK RUSSELL
The writing becomes very elaborate, and the rhythmic figuration complex, passages with four and five-stroke notes occurring.
NICOLO PAGANINI: HIS LIFE AND WORKSTEPHEN SAMUEL STRATTON
Of trans-Alpine figuration after 1250 the less said the better.
ARTCLIVE BELL
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WORDS RELATED TO FIGURATION

  • contour
  • delineation
  • figuration
  • figure
  • form
  • likeness
  • line
  • lineament
  • lineation
  • portrait
  • shadow
  • shape
  • side view
  • silhouette
  • sketch
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