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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·for·ma·tion /ˌkɑn(ˌ)fɔrˈmeʃən, fɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·for·ma·tion /ˌkɑn(ˌ)fɔrˈmeʃən, fɝ-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·for·ma·tion n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]