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conformation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conformation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conformation 
  n  :  acting  according  to  certain  accepted  standards  [syn:  {conformity}, 
  {compliance},  {abidance}]  [ant:  {disobedience},  {nonconformity}] 




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