- the relative position or aspect of heavenly bodies.
- a group of stars.
- the way a computer or computer system is put together; a specific set and arrangement of internal and external components, including hardware, software, and devices.
- the way a software program or device is set up for a particular computer, computer system, or task; the specific settings for a program or device: configuration of your email program to work with your new ISP.
Words nearby configuration
Origin of configuration
OTHER WORDS FROM configurationcon·fig·u·ra·tion·al, con·fig·u·ra·tive [kuh n-fig-yer-uh-tiv, -yuh-rey-tiv] /kənˈfɪg yər ə tɪv, -yəˌreɪ tɪv/, adjectivecon·fig·u·ra·tion·al·ly, adverbpre·con·fig·u·ra·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for configurational
Nevertheless, the game has a configurational nature: the aim is to maintain the ball in the air for as long as possible.
Visual representation, as opposed to language expression, attains coherence as a whole, and the whole is configurational.
This is why their sequentiality conflicts with subjects of configurational condition.
British Dictionary definitions for configurational
- Also called: conformation the shape of a molecule as determined by the arrangement of its atoms
- the structure of an atom or molecule as determined by the arrangement of its electrons and nucleons