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configuration

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1 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form
  • the basic configuration of the building is that of a geodesic dome

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2 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized
  • a small business computer system in its simplest configuration

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3 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

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4 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance
  • a birthday cake in the configuration of a top hat

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The first known use of configuration was in 1559

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“Configuration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/configuration. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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