Meaning of CONFIGURATION in English

CONFIGURATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ kənfɪgʊreɪʃ(ə)n, AM -fɪgjə- ]

( configurations)

1.

A configuration is an arrangement of a group of things. ( FORMAL )

...Stonehenge, in south-western England, an ancient configuration of giant stones.

N-COUNT

2.

The configuration of a computer system is way in which all its parts, such as the hardware and software, are connected together in order for the computer to work. ( COMPUTING )

N-UNCOUNT

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