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Origin of conformation
OTHER WORDS FROM conformationcon·for·ma·tion·al, adjective
Words nearby conformation
Example sentences 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
British Dictionary definitions for conformation
- 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