reconfiguration

noun re·con·fig·u·ra·tion \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˌfi-gyə-ˈrā-shən \

Definition of reconfiguration

plural reconfigurations
: a new or different relative arrangement of parts or elements : the rearrangement of a previous configuration
  • But a $132 million reconfiguration of the yard began in 2015 and was scheduled to be completed this spring, a project that includes the new bypass around the yard for freight and passenger trains.
  • —Robert Zullo
  • … but an upcoming roadway reconfiguration project proposes to improve traffic flow by creating a four-way intersection with signal lights and turning lanes.
  • —Ed Baker

First Known Use of reconfiguration

1856

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