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Origin of conformation
OTHER WORDS FROM conformationcon·for·ma·tion·al, adjective
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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.
He is less corpulent, and his legs are shorter; in the stomach and intestines, there is a difference of conformation.
His exterior conformation resembles that of man, he has arms, hands, and fingers.
The elephant is yet more singular in the conformation of his feet, and the texture of his skin.
With this change a corresponding change takes place in the conformation of the surface and the general aspect of the country.
The physical conformation of the still extant Iberians, has nothing definitely characteristic about it.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham
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