• (British) enPR: kǝnfigǝ'reiʃn


  1. Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
  2. Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.
  3. The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
  4. (physics, chemistry) The arrangement of electrons in an atom, molecule, or other physical structure like a crystal.
  5. (algebra) A finite set of points and lines (and sometimes planes), generally with equal numbers of points per line and equal numbers of lines per point.
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