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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Figuration  \Fig`u*ra"tion\,  n.  [L.  figuratio.] 
  1.  The  act  of  giving  figure  or  determinate  form 
  determination  to  a  certain  form  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  Mixture  of  concords  and  discords. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  figuration 
  n  1:  representing  figuratively  as  by  emblem  or  allegory 
  2:  decorating  with  a  design 




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