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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Configurate To take form or position, as the parts of a complex structure; to agree with a pattern. "Known by the name of uniformity;
      Where pyramids to pyramids relate
      And the whole fabric doth configurate ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • configurate To exhibit or assume congruity in plan, or in the combination of figures or parts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • vs.t Configurate to shape
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. configuratus, p. p. of configurare, to form or after; con-, + figurare, to form, figura, form. See Figure
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. configuratiocon, together, and figurāre, to form. See Figure.


In literature:

He had searcht diligently into the configuration of the stars, and was now awaiting the auspicious moment.
"The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano" by Ludwig Tieck
We may here notice another of those large configurations which are of great assistance in the study of the stars.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
This is called a diagram of configuration.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various
The extremities of the bones that concur in forming a joint, correspond by having their respective configurations reciprocal.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Such a configuration was proposed in 1887 by H.E.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
In Africa, it is the low alluvia of rivers that favour the Negro configuration.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
The present configuration of China is due, in a very considerable degree, to faulting.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Erosion of another kind was to succeed, and to produce more lasting effects on the configuration of the surface.
"Volcanoes: Past and Present" by Edward Hull
To these dispositions or configurations the term of "determiners" has been applied.
"The Social Direction of Evolution" by William E. Kellicott
The plan to be pursued depends entirely upon the circumstances of the place and the configuration of the ground.
"The Hills and the Vale" by Richard Jefferies
He noted the configuration of her lips and cheeks and chin.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
Chile must formerly have resembled the latter country in the configuration of its land and water.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 1" by Various
Perhaps only my daughter's coloring or facial configuration would ordinarily bring it out.
"The Time Mirror" by Clark South
The configuration of the coasts is perhaps the chief cause of the peculiarities of tides in the Channel.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
The scene of the landing was, in configuration, like an amphitheatre with the beach as a stage.
"The Irish at the Front" by Michael MacDonagh
A study of the configuration formulas for these several sugars shows the explanation for these observed facts.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
More than once we were deceived by some fancied ripple or the configuration of the shore.
"The Tent Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The configuration of the land in which he lived is practically the same as we now see it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
Configure for a bogey unless you can get a good visual.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
Probably materials labs, next to a configuration that could have been a large wind tunnel.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover

In poetry:

Oh that I knew how all thy lights combine,
And the configurations of their glorie!
Seeing not only how each verse doth shine,
But all the constellations of the storie.
"The Holy Scriptures" by George Herbert
These men, this particular three in brown
Witnessed by birds will keep the scene and say
By their configuration with the trees,
The small bridge, the red houses and the fire,
What place, what time, what morning occasion
"Winter Landscape" by John Berryman

In news:

They come in six configurations based on connectivity, features, and size.
The meters come in six configurations based on connectivity, features, and size.
Manually configuring an iCloud email account.
Fine Americas, Inc, has introduced Configure plant growth regulator, a product positioned to help growers produce fuller, more marketable plants with better blooms.
Mats — in their many configurations, colors and considerations for customization — get walked over and stepped on every day, but their importance should never be taken for granted.
The method includes providing the sleeve in an outside-out configuration.
Modulus Video has introduced several new configurations of its MRE2000 receiver MPEG-4 AVC HD and SD series encoder to meet the unique needs of telecommunications operators.
Modulus Video, a provider of MPEG-4 AVC video encoding systems for IPTV, has introduced several new configurations of its MRE2000 series receiver encoder, each designed to meet the needs of telecommunications operators.
Pros Configurable interface DV capture capabilities.
The Pentagon's Warfighter Capability Demonstration Center (WARCAP) is making a big move in 2011 to implement more nimble, flexibly-configurable video teleconferencing solutions.
As these three live clips from the ND at 501 Studios demonstrate, the proggy psych-rockers generate big sounds in a tight configuration.
America Online confirms that a bug in Netscape 8 corrupts certain XML configurations in the Internet Explorer browser.
The Portico 5043 limiter-compressor from Rupert Neve Designs is designed to be integrated into flexible arrays, or configured to function as a cue feed, solo buss, or secondary output.
Russ Wicks and his American Challenge team use Autodesk products to configure a Dodge stock car that reached 244.9 mph.
Designed to maximize productivity and driver retention in regional haul applications, the NightShift features a mid-size, mid-roof sleeper, a stand-up walk-through configuration, plenty of comfort.

In science:

S. F. Edwards, The Configurations and Dynamics of Polymer Chains, in Molecular Fluids edited by R.
End to end distance on contour loops of random gaussian surfaces
The second step is the generation of a script called configure from a basic file which is achieved using autoconf.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Accordingly, the last step which has to be done by the user itself, is the translation of the’s with the script configure.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
By calling the script configure all Makefile’s will be generated.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
CAS server, doing some configuration, and running the CAS server software.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
This correspondence indicates that the factor that determines the main features of the configuration of field-aligned currents is the existence in the ionosphere of a well conducting channel produced by zones of intense precipitation of electrons from the plasma pressure hump region (see Figs. 1 and 3).
Concerning the conjugation of field-aligned currents
Here, we will consider two identical atoms, and they are all multi-level system. The level configuration of the atoms has been depicted in Fig.1.
Generation of atomic entangled states using linear optics
It extracts all relevant configuration parameters that apply to a particular VO in the context of a site and a specific host.
MammoGrid: A Service Oriented Architecture based Medical Grid Application
Figure 4: The P1 physical configuration In essence, the MammoGrid prototype P1 has the following characteristics: 1. The prototype is based on SOA, i.e. a collection of coordinated services.
MammoGrid: A Service Oriented Architecture based Medical Grid Application
The variety of these concepts corresponds indirectly to the variety of different possible configurations of a nulling interferometer.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
DLSS Characteristics One configuration of an interferometer may be well suited for imaging a diffuse interstellar cloud, while another may be better suited for nulling the light from a nearby star.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
Using the approximation +1 for the wave function [1a], it is simple to verify what the 4unit charge Hamiltonian itself says about the HH interaction for a given configuration.
Theoretical and observed potential energy curves for neutral 4-unit charge Coulomb systems containing antihydrogen
After the investigations of Newton for the consequences of rotation of the earth to its shape, MacLaurin discovered in 1742, that spheroid configurations can be in equilibrium, when they rotate uniformly (MacLaurin spheroids) .
Rotating figures of equilibrium in General Relativity
We believe that this kind of approach can be very fruitful for the search of an interior configuration, (not necessarily corresponding to a perfect fluid), which could be matched to an exterior vacuum solution across an ellipsoidal surface of vanishing pressure.
Rotating figures of equilibrium in General Relativity
Let me recall that the fine-tuning is analog to long-range interactions. So, now it becomes evident the suppression of the arbitrary variations of the spatio-temporal configurations demands coherent response of the entire system.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos