Student Thesaurus

One entry found for configuration.
Entry Word: configuration
Function: noun
Text: 1 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form <the basic configuration of the building is that of a geodesic dome> -- see FRAME 1
2 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized <a small business computer system in its simplest configuration> -- see FORMAT 1
3 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <his photographs have an intentionally loose configuration, with no single object intended as the primary center of interest> -- see COMPOSITION 3
4 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance <a cake in the configuration of a top hat> -- see FORM 1