- conformal projection,
- conformational analysis,
Origin of conformation
Examples from the Web for conformation
Butters comes from a long line of show dogs and has the conformation that could have made him a big winner.
All are rectilinear, or as nearly so as the conformation of the vessels will permit.Pottery of the ancient Pueblos. (1886 N 04 / 1882-1883 (pages 257-360))|William Henry Holmes
This conformation reminds us throughout of the brain of the anthropoid apes.The Mind of the Child, Part II|W. Preyer
No breed of horse except the American trotter combines the conformation, speed, and brain, to fulfil these requirements.Riding and Driving|Edward L. Anderson
I shall never forget the conformation of the clouds this morning as the storm arose.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones
They watch the movements of the parent bird, and know from the conformation of the ground to a yard where the nest will be.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
- another name for configuration (def. 3a)
- one of the configurations of a molecule that can easily change its shape and can consequently exist in equilibrium with molecules of different configuration
1510s, from Latin conformationem (nominative conformatio) "a symmetrical forming," noun of action from past participle stem of conformare (see conform).