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conformation

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Noun
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con=for=ma=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

conformationn. [L. conformatio: cf. F. conformation.].
  •  The act of conforming; the act of producing conformity.  [1913 Webster]
    "The conformation of our hearts and lives to the duties of true religion and morality."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The state of being conformed; agreement; hence; structure, as depending on the arrangement of parts; form; arrangement.  [1913 Webster]
    "In Hebrew poetry, there may be observed a certain conformation of the sentences."  [1913 Webster]
    "A structure and conformation of the earth."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

conformation, n.
1 the way in which a thing is formed; shape, structure.
2 (often foll. by to) adjustment in form or character; adaptation.
3 Chem. any spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule from the rotation of part of the molecule about a single bond.

Etymology
L conformatio (as conform)

THESAURUS

conformation

Platonic form, Platonic idea, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, aesthetic form, affinity, agreement, anatomy, archetype, architectonics, architecture, arrangement, art form, assent, build, building, cast, chorus, coherence, coincidence, compatibility, compliance, composition, concert, concord, concordance, configuration, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, consistency, consonance, consort, constitution, construction, conventionality, cooperation, correspondence, creation, cut, efformation, equivalence, fabric, fabrication, fashion, fashioning, figuration, figure, flexibility, forging, form, format, formation, formature, forming, frame, genre, getup, harmony, impression, inner form, intersection, keeping, layout, line, make, makeup, making, malleability, manufacture, matrix, modality, mode, model, modeling, mold, molding, morphogenesis, morphogeny, obedience, observance, oneness, organic structure, organism, organization, orthodoxy, overlap, parallelism, pattern, patterning, peace, physique, plan, pliancy, production, prototype, rapport, reconcilement, reconciliation, sculpture, self-consistency, set, setup, shape, shaping, significant form, stamp, strictness, structure, structuring, style, symmetry, sync, synchronism, tally, tectonics, texture, timing, tissue, traditionalism, turn, type, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, warp and woof, weave, web

ROGET THESAURUS

conformation

Form

N form, figure, shape, conformation, configuration, make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib, stamp, type, cast, mold, fashion, contour, structure, plasmature, feature, lineament, turn, phase, posture, attitude, pose, morphism, isomorphism, forming, formation, figuration, efformation, sculpture, plasmation, formed, plastic, fictile, formative, fluid, plasmic, isomorphous, pleomorphic, protean, changeable.


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