a bass part in which the notes have numbers under them indicating the chords to be played.
a shorthand method of indicating a thorough-bass part in which each bass note is accompanied by figures indicating the intervals to be played in the chord above it in the realization
noun 1. plate or sheet glass having a pattern rolled onto one side of the surface.
noun 1. a figure or form composed of two loops formed by a continuous line crossing itself, as in the figure 8, especially as traced on ice in figure skating. noun 1. . 2. a knot resembling the figure 8. noun 1. an outline of the number 8 traced on ice by a skater 2. […]
- Figure eight suture
figure eight suture n. A suture used to approximate fascial edges, made using crisscross stiches.
[fig-yer-ground] /ˈfɪg yərˈgraʊnd/ noun, Psychology. 1. a property of perception in which there is a tendency to see parts of a visual field as solid, well-defined objects standing out against a less distinct background.