Conformational



[kon-fawr-mey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
manner of formation; structure; form, as of a physical entity.
2.
symmetrical disposition or arrangement of parts.
3.
the act or process of ; adaptation; adjustment.
4.
the state of being .
5.
Chemistry. an atomic spatial arrangement that results from rotation of carbon atoms about single bonds within an organic molecule. (contrasted with ).
/ˌkɒnfɔːˈmeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the general shape or outline of an object; configuration
2.
the arrangement of the parts of an object
3.
the act or state of conforming
4.
(chem)

n.

1510s, from Latin conformationem (nominative conformatio) “a symmetrical forming,” noun of action from past participle stem of conformare (see conform).

conformation con·for·ma·tion (kŏn’fər-mā’shən)
n.
One of the spatial arrangements of atoms in a molecule that can come about through free rotation of the atoms about a single chemical bond.

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