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Definition 1: any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where configuration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could barely make out their shapes

Synonyms for configuration in the sense of this definition

(configuration is a kind of ...) any property relating to or occupying space

(... is a kind of configuration ) thinness of edge or fineness of point

(... is a kind of configuration ) a layered configuration

(... is a kind of configuration ) having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

(... is a kind of configuration ) freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles

(... is a kind of configuration ) the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular

(... is a kind of configuration ) the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface

(... is a kind of configuration ) an instance of becoming narrow

(... is a kind of configuration ) the property possessed by a shape that has angles

(... is a kind of configuration ) the property possessed by a convex shape

(... is a kind of configuration ) the property possessed by a concave shape

(... is a kind of configuration ) the property of having lobules

(... is a kind of configuration ) the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features

(... is a kind of configuration ) without sharpness or clearness of edge or point

"the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible"

(... are attributes of configuration) having no deviations

"straight lines" "straight roads across the desert" "straight teeth" "straight shoulders"

(... are attributes of configuration) having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

"crooked country roads" "crooked teeth"

Definition 2: an arrangement of parts or elements - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where configuration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time

Synonyms for configuration in the sense of this definition

(configuration is a kind of ...) an arrangement scheme

"the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult" "it was an excellent design for living" "a plan for seating guests"

(... is a kind of configuration ) (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails

(... is a kind of configuration ) the configuration of a communication network

(... is a kind of configuration ) (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units

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