unfigured

unfigured

(ʌnˈfɪɡəd)
adj
1. (Mathematics) not numbered
2. (Rhetoric) rhetoric not expressed in figurative speech
3. (Logic) logic (of a syllogism) not belonging to a typical figure
4. (Art Terms) art not including human figures
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Daniel Giraud Elliot (The New and Heretofore Unfigured Species of the
The conchological illustrations, or coloured figures of all the hitherto unfigured recent shells.
Out of this notational practice arose a strong tradition of partimenti as pedagogical tools, a method by which the Neapolitan masters could pass along information on a variety of musical matters--realization of unfigured basses, continuo playing, rules for improvisation, contrapuntal principles, etc.
Prospectus" for John Gould's A Century of Birds Hitherto Unfigured from the Himalaya Mountains, 1830-1833.
1) This excerpting reflects a compulsive selectivity that paradoxically cuts out a series of imaginary constructions from an unfigured dream.
Rhopalocera Exotica being illustrations of New, Rare and unfigured Species: Erycinidae, 3: 1-9, pl.
The play between the Arve's destructive power, Mont Blanc's still and solemn power and the "adverting mind," a further redisposition of the Arve which adverts through the voice, shuttle the reader to an ending which might be the white desert of the un-imprinted page ahead, the presence of a unfigured God or, as the poem dreads, mere vacancy Ave atque vale.
The realization of these ornaments (as well as the realization of the keyboard part, an unfigured bass with soprano line in the original materials) is accomplished with considerable skill and understanding of the style.
The spines on unfigured specimens of Neoplatystrophia and Pinlandostrophia are nearly orthogonal and inclined towards the anterior margin.