con·for·ma·tion /ˌkɑn(ˌ)fɔrˈmeʃən, fɚ/
con·for·ma·tion /ˌkɑn(ˌ)fɔrˈmeʃən, fɝ-/ 名詞
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.
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 through the smoke"
[syn: shape, form, configuration, contour]
3: acting according to certain accepted standards [syn: conformity,
compliance, abidance] [ant: disobedience, nonconformity]