Configuration (noun)

  1. The arrangement or composition of something, especially in a particular pattern or structure.
  2. The way in which components of a system or network are connected and arranged.


Late 16th century: from latin configuratio(n-), from the verb configurare, from con- "together" + figurare "shape".


  1. The configuration of the computer's components determined its performance and capacity.
  2. The configuration of the furniture in the room was rearranged to create more space.
  3. The configuration of the city's public transportation system was designed to reduce congestion and improve efficiency.
  4. The configuration of the network was changed to improve security and reliability.
  5. The configuration of the atoms in the molecule determined its chemical properties and reactivity.
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