Meaning of CONFIGURATION in English


noun Etymology: Late Latin ~-, configuratio similar formation, from Latin configurare to form from or after, from com- + figurare to form, from figura figure Date: 1559 1. relative arrangement of parts or elements: as, shape , contour of land , functional arrangement , something (as a figure, contour, pattern, or apparatus) that results from a particular arrangement of parts or components, the stable structural makeup of a chemical compound especially with reference to the space relations of the constituent atoms, gestalt , ~al adjective ~ally adverb configurative adjective

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