fig out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fig out put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera","The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
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Usage

In literature:

The gorge opens out into a beautiful plain rich with pomegranates, figs and orange trees.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 11, No. 24, March, 1873" by Various
For scooping out our flat-bottomed trenches, we use a tool like Fig.
"Farm drainage" by Henry Flagg French
The shepherd had remained near the palace, and as the cook came out, he went up to him with the basket of white figs in his hand.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
The figs that had been served out three days before at the dry well had been taken from another bag kept in the custody of Fatima.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
In it were the stout pilot, Jack's friend, and three other blacks rigged out in what they considered full fig.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
The 2 sections are made out of thin tin or copper in the shape of an inverted T, as shown at 10, Fig.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
I wouldn't care a fig, but mother always hates for me to be out in a storm.
"The Love Story of Abner Stone" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
After the lines are marked out, make a hole with a 3/4-inch bit, as shown in Fig.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
When he pulled the tambourine out it was full of figs.
"Rosinante to the Road Again" by John Dos Passos
The ivory faces are cut out of the solid tusk to the shape shown in Fig.
"The Bow, Its History, Manufacture and Use" by Henry Saint-George
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In poetry:

The figs on the fig tree in the yard are green;
Green, also, the grapes on the green vine
Shading the brickred porch tiles.
The money's run out.
"Departure" by Sylvia Plath
Nettles, and a rose sprout,
Hibiscus, and mere grass,
Salvia still in a rage
And almond honey-still,
And fig-wort stinking for the carrion wasp;
All the lot of them, and let them fight it out.
"Hibiscus And Salvia Flowers" by D H Lawrence

In news:

I have three fig trees and probably get about 40-50 figs out of all them.
Apples, figs and honey flavors leap out of the glass of this refreshing, dry wine – and who can resist a bottle with two cute otters on the label.
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In science:

Fig. 10b in which both steps are smeared out.
Thermodynamic properties of the periodic nonuniform spin-1/2 isotropic XY chains in a transverse field
The pattern L(φ) shown in Fig.3 turns out to be the numerator as a function of its rational basis.
Predicting and generating time series by neural networks: An investigation using statistical physics
In Fig. 1 we present the results of time-integrated distribution W (∆q) of distances ∆q both for in- and out-links.
Access time of an adaptive random walk on the world-wide Web
The distributions are given in Fig. 1 for various values of the control parameter, showing the α-dependent scaling exponents τout and τin .
Adaptive Random Walks on the Class of Web Graph
FIG. 2: Gluon k⊥ distribution for central collisions (b = 0 fm) and two different values for the freeze-out energy density, for identical initial conditions.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
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