Definitions for: Conformation


[n] acting according to certain accepted standards
[n] any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"
[n] a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing



Webster (1913) Definition: Con`for*ma"tion, n. [L. conformatio: cf. F.
conformation.]
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;
arrangement.

In Hebrew poetry, there may be observed a certain
conformation of the sentences. --Lowth.

A structure and conformation of the earth.
--Woodward.

Synonyms: abidance, compliance, configuration, conformity, contour, form, shape

Antonyms: disobedience, noncompliance, nonconformity

See Also: angularity, balance, bluntness, concaveness, concavity, convexity, convexness, cooperation, counterbalance, crookedness, curvature, curve, dullness, dulness, equilibrium, equipoise, formality, honoring, keenness, keeping, line, lobularity, narrowing, observance, roundness, sharpness, spatial property, spatiality, straightness, stratification, topography

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