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From Middle French configuration, from Latin cōnfigūrātiō. Morphologically configure + -ation
- (UK) IPA(key): /kənˌfɪɡ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
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- (US) IPA(key): /kənˌfɪɡ.jəˈreɪ.ʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
configuration (countable and uncountable, plural configurations)
- Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
- Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.
- The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
- (physics, chemistry) The arrangement of electrons in an atom, molecule, or other physical structure like a crystal.
- (algebra) A finite set of points and lines (and sometimes planes), generally with equal numbers of points per line and equal numbers of lines per point.
- (form): constitution; see also Thesaurus:composition
- (chemistry): conformation
The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
arrangement of electrons
configuration f (plural configurations)
- “configuration”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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