reconfiguration

noun
re·​con·​fig·​u·​ra·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˌfi-gyə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce reconfiguration (audio) \
plural reconfigurations

Definition of reconfiguration

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Reconfiguration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconfiguration. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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