Russian English Dictionary

русский язык - English

фигура in English:

1. figure

Theoretical physics was child's play to Einstein, but he couldn't figure out his income tax.
This figure is supposed to represent Marilyn Monroe, but I don't think it does her justice.
A really perceptive person can figure out a whole situation with just a few clues. That's the kind of person I want you to become.
figure skating
The different character typologies are represented schematically in figure one.
The graph in Figure 1 illustrates the differences in the means of total scores for white and black subject in each grade.
Of course "Hayabusa" is not actually closing in on the Sun, it is just positioned as in the figure so that, seen from the Earth, it is on the opposite side of the Sun; this is called 'conjunction'.
The original qipao covered most of a woman's body, revealing only the head, the hands and the tips of the toes, in order to conceal the figure of the wearer regardless of her age.
German punctuation is pedantic, English punctuation is chaotic, and for Esperanto Dr. Zamenhof suggested we look towards our mother tongue as a guideline. Go figure!
Compare this with Denmark, for example, where the figure is a least two.
if you figure something, you guess it or come to believe it as a result of thinking about it
Lincoln was a major figure in American politics. He's now being paid a six-figure salary.
In the darkness, I frantically reach out towards the receding figure.
Lately the discount airline ticket system has gotten so complicated that there's a lot about it I can't figure out.
It was difficult for a girl with her face and figure to make it across the dance floor without bumping, by only the purest of accidents, into one roué or another.