Configurative



[kuh n-fig-yuh-rey-shuh n] /kənˌfɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the relative disposition or arrangement of the parts or elements of a thing.
2.
external form, as resulting from this; conformation.
3.
Astronomy.

4.
Chemistry. an atomic spatial arrangement that is fixed by the chemical bonding in a molecule and that cannot be altered without breaking bonds (contrasted with ).
5.
Computers.

/kənˌfɪɡjʊˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the arrangement of the parts of something
2.
the external form or outline achieved by such an arrangement
3.
(physics, chem)

4.
(psychol) the unit or pattern in perception studied by Gestalt psychologists
5.
(computing) the particular choice of hardware items and their interconnection that make up a particular computer system
n.

1550s, from Latin configurationem (nominative configuratio), noun of action from past participle stem of configurare (see configure).

configuration con·fig·u·ra·tion (kən-fĭg’yə-rā’shən)
n.

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