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configuration

 [kon-fig″u-ra´shun]
1. the general form, shape, or appearance of an object.
2. in chemistry, the arrangement in space of the atoms of a molecule.

con·fig·u·ra·tion

(kon-fig'yū-rā'shŭn),
1. The general form of a body and its parts.
2. chemistry the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule. The configuration of a compound (for example, a sugar) is the unique spatial arrangement of its atoms such that no other arrangement of these atoms is superimposable thereon with complete correspondence, regardless of changes in conformation (that is, twisting or rotation about single bonds); a change of configuration requires the breaking and rejoining of bonds, as in going from d to l configurations of sugars. Compare: conformation.

configuration

(kən-fĭg′yə-rā′shən)
n.
The arrangement of parts or elements in a pattern or form, as:
a. Chemistry The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
b. Computers The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
c. Psychology Gestalt.

con·fig′u·ra′tion·al·ly adv.
con·fig′u·ra′tive, con·fig′u·ra′tion·al adj.

configuration

[kənfig′yərā′shən]
Etymology: L, configuare, to form from
the hardware, software, and peripherals assembled to work as a computer unit for a specific situation or purpose.

con·fig·u·ra·tion

(kŏn-fig'yūr-ā'shŭn)
1. The general form of a body and its parts.
2. chemistry The spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule. The configuration of a compound (e.g., a sugar) is the unique spatial arrangement of its atoms, on which no other arrangement of these atoms can be superimposed with complete correspondence.
Compare: conformation

configuration

1. in anatomical terms the general form of a body.
2. in chemistry, the arrangement in space of the atoms of a molecule.
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