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conformation

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1 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance
  • an ice sculpture in the conformation of a swan

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2 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized
  • the regular conformation of particles in a crystal

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3 the act or process of changing something to fit a new use or situation
  • the conformation of their lives to the changing social order

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The first known use of conformation was in 1511

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“Conformation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conformation. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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