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Definition of "configuration" []

  • Arrangement of parts or elements. (noun)
  • The form, as of a figure, determined by the arrangement of its parts or elements. See Synonyms at form. (noun)
  • Psychology Gestalt. (noun)
  • Chemistry The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule. (noun)
  • Computer Science The way in which a computer system is set up: changed the configuration by resetting the parameters. (noun)
  • The arrangement of the parts of something (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The external form or outline achieved by such an arrangement (noun)
  • The shape of a molecule as determined by the arrangement of its atoms (noun)
  • The structure of an atom or molecule as determined by the arrangement of its electrons and nucleons (noun)
  • The unit or pattern in perception studied by Gestalt psychologists (noun)
  • The particular choice of hardware items and their interconnection that make up a particular computer system (noun)

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Use "configuration" in a sentence
  • "If the developer wants to use the title given by the RSS, use [lexi: configuration, rss, max_items] or lexiRSS ($configuration, $rss, false, $max_items)."
  • "To show a Feed that hasn't been declared in the list, use [lexi: configuration, rss, title, max_items] or lexiRSS ($configuration, $rss, $title, $max_items)."
  • "The term configuration encompasses various configurable capabilities of the interface like different UI technologies, look and feel, validation on captured data (both business and standard), dynamic rendering of UI components, various screen layouts, and so on."