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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Conformation \Con`for*ma"tion\, n. [L. conformatio: cf. F.
1. The act of conforming; the act of producing conformity.
The conformation of our hearts and lives to the
duties of true religion and morality. --I. Watts.
2. The state of being conformed; agreement; hence; structure,
as depending on the arrangement of parts; form;
In Hebrew poetry, there may be observed a certain
conformation of the sentences. --Lowth.
A structure and conformation of the earth.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
2: any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline);
"he could barely make out their shapes" [syn: shape,
form, configuration, contour, conformation]
3: acting according to certain accepted standards; "their
financial statements are in conformity with generally
accepted accounting practices" [syn: conformity,
conformation, compliance, abidance] [ant:
disobedience, noncompliance, nonconformance,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
138 Moby Thesaurus words for "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
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