Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The arrangement of parts or elements in a pattern or form, as.
  • noun Chemistry The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
  • noun Computers The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
  • noun Psychology Gestalt.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A system of a finite number of points with their duals.
  • noun In organic chemistry, the arrangement of the atoms within the molecule, especially that arrangement in space which occasions optical activity.
  • noun A tetrastim with dots in A tetragram with sides in a a conic range has each pair conic pencil has each pair of of codots costraight with a diagonals copunctal with a pair of fan points of the pair of connectors of the tetragram of tangents at tetrastim of contacts on the the dots. sides.
  • noun External form, figure, or shape, especially as resulting from the disposition and relation of the parts; external aspect or appearance: contour.
  • noun In astrology, relative position or aspect of the planets.
  • noun In modern astron., any noticeable grouping of stars which may aid in identifying them.
  • noun In analytical mechanics, the relative positions of the parts of a system at any moment.
  • noun In geometry, a ruled surface considered as a locus of rays; also, a system of three linear complexes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing; shape; figure.
  • noun (Astrol.) Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
  • noun Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.
  • noun The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
  • noun physics, chemistry The arrangement of electrons in an atom, molecule, or other physical structure like a crystal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
  • noun an arrangement of parts or elements

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

configure +‎ -ation

Examples

  • To show a Feed that hasn't been declared in the list, use [lexi: configuration, rss, title, max_items] or lexiRSS ($configuration, $rss, $title, $max_items).

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • If the developer wants to use the title given by the RSS, use [lexi: configuration, rss, max_items] or lexiRSS ($configuration, $rss, false, $max_items).

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • The term configuration encompasses various configurable capabilities of the interface like different UI technologies, look and feel, validation on captured data (both business and standard), dynamic rendering of UI components, various screen layouts, and so on.

    SiliconIndia.com

  • The probability of three bones having evolved to their current configuration is not necessarily insuperable, especially since you're talking about a difference of degree in functionality, not a bridge from virtually zero functionality to full functionality.

    Bradley Monton's Paper criticizing Dover Decision

  • ** Ultimately, this configuration is cheaper than either a subsidized or unsubsidized iPhone.

    iPad, therefore i...Read?

  • Ares 1 in it's current configuration is ending the CxP program.

    Orion Slims Down - NASA Watch

  • ECLS design can be optimized for operability and common fan designs when sized for 4 persons. 4 person configuration is more robust and safer and allows more robust design solutions and ISS will get more pressurized cargo capability. 6 person capability is still available since Orion didn't change the OML and Orion can always be re-configured to carry 6 persons.

    Orion Slims Down - NASA Watch

  • The probability of three bones having evolved to their current configuration is not necessarily insuperable, especially since you're talking about a difference of degree in functionality, not a bridge from virtually zero functionality to full functionality.

    Bradley Monton's Paper criticizing Dover Decision

  • The current lunar ascent stage configuration is a perfect match to this contingency assuming you have refueled and re-ignited the descent stage for lunar liftoff.

    Altair Concept RFP Hits The Street - NASA Watch

  • ** Ultimately, this configuration is cheaper than either a subsidized or unsubsidized iPhone.

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