the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form <the basic configuration of the building is that of a geodesic dome> Synonyms architecture
the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized <a small business computer system in its simplest configuration>
the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <his photographs have an intentionally loose configuration, with no single object intended as the primary center of interest> Synonyms arrangement
the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance <a birthday cake in the configuration of a top hat> Related Words contour
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