plural of configuration
as in architectures
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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as in layouts
the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized a small business computer system in its simplest configuration

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as in formats
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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“Configurations.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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