HyperDic: configuration

English > 2 senses of the word configuration:
NOUNcognitionconfiguration, constellationan arrangement of parts or elements
attributeconfiguration, shape, form, contour, conformationany spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
configuration > pronunciation
Soundskahnfih.gyerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > configuration: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn arrangement of parts or elements.
Example"the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"
Synonymconstellation
Narrowerredundancy(electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
topology, network topologyThe configuration of a communication network
unitization, unitisation, chunking(psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
Broaderdesign, planAn arrangement scheme
Spanishconfiguración
Catalanconfiguració, constel·lació
Adjectivesconfigurationalof or relating to or characterized by configuration
Verbsconfigureset up for a particular purpose
English > configuration: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAny spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline).
Synonymsshape, form, contour, conformation
AttributescrookedHaving or marked by bends or angles
straightHaving no deviations
NarrowerangularityThe property possessed by a shape that has angles
concavity, concavenessThe property possessed by a concave shape
convexity, convexnessThe property possessed by a convex shape
crookednessHaving or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles
curvature, curveThe property possessed by the curving of a line or surface
dullness, bluntnessWithout sharpness or clearness of edge or point
lobularityThe property of having lobules
narrowingAn instance of becoming narrow
roundnessThe property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular
sharpness, keennessthinness of edge or fineness of point
straightnessfreedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles
stratificationA layered configuration
topographyThe configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
Broaderspatial property, spatialityAny property relating to or occupying space
Spanishconfiguración, conformación, contorno, forma
Catalanconfiguració, forma

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