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Noun: conformation  ,kón-for'mey-shun or ,kón-fu(r)'mey-shun
  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 conformations";
    - shape, form, configuration, contour
     
  3. Acting according to certain accepted standards
    "their financial statements are in conformation with generally accepted accounting practices";
    - conformity, compliance, abidance

Sounds like: confirmation

Derived forms: conformations

See also: crooked, straight

Type of: balance, cooperation, counterbalance, equilibrium, equipoise, spatial property, spatiality

Encyclopedia: Conformation