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Pronunciation:  `kânfor'meyshun

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

CONFORMATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con`for*ma"tion\, n. [L. conformatio: cf. F.
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;

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

         A structure and conformation of the earth.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The three-dimensional arrangement of side groups on a molecule which can freely rotate into different positions without breaking any bonds.
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