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English noun: configuration

1. configuration (cognition) an arrangement of parts or elements


SamplesThe outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time.


Synonymsconstellation


Broader (hypernym)design, plan


Narrower (hyponym)chunking, network topology, redundancy, topology, unitisation, unitization

2. configuration (attribute) any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)


SamplesHe could barely make out their shapes.


Synonymsconformation, contour, form, shape


Broader (hypernym)spatial property, spatiality


Narrower (hyponym)angularity, bluntness, concaveness, concavity, convexity, convexness, crookedness, curvature, curve, dullness, keenness, lobularity, narrowing, roundness, sharpness, straightness, stratification, topography


Attributecrooked, straight









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