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configuration

con·fig·u·ra·tion

configuration

 
pronunciation:
kn fIg y reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the relation or arrangement of the constituent parts of something.
similar words:
composition, conformation, structure
definition 2: the form or shape of something that results from the arrangement of its parts.
similar words:
conformation, lay, pattern, structure
definition 3: in astronomy, the relative position or arrangement of stars or of a particular group of stars.
definition 4: in chemistry, the relative position or arrangement of atoms within a molecule.
definition 5: in psychology, a gestalt or unified whole.
definition 6: a particular arrangement of the several elements of a computer set-up.
derivations: configurational (adj.), configurative (adj.), configurationally (adv.)
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The word configuration contains the following part:
fig Latin root that means form