- 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.
Origin of configuration
Examples from the Web for configurational
Historical Examples of 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.
- Also called: conformationthe 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
Word Origin for configuration
1550s, from Latin configurationem (nominative configuratio), noun of action from past participle stem of configurare (see configure).