conformation
[kɒnfɔːˈmeɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
conformations (plural noun)
  1. the shape or structure of something, especially an animal.
    "the judges run their hands over the dog's body and legs, checking its conformation" ·
    "we've been looking for stock with good overall conformation"
    • chemistry
      any of the spatial arrangements which the atoms in a molecule may adopt and freely convert between, especially by rotation about individual single bonds.Compare with configuration.
      "a change of DNA conformation induced by binding of RNA polymerase"
Origin
early 16th century (in the sense ‘conforming, adaptation’): from Latin conformatio(n-), from conformare ‘to shape, fashion’ ( see conform).
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How to use conformation in a sentence?
the judges run their hands over the dog's body and legs, checking its conformation.
a change of DNA conformation induced by binding of RNA polymerase.
we've been looking for stock with good overall conformation.
How to say conformation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans bouvorm voldoen
Arabic (NOUN)التشكل
Bangla কনফারমেশান
Bosnian (Latin) konformacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)конформация, структура
Cantonese (Traditional) 构象
Catalan (NOUN)conformació
Chinese Simplified 构象
Chinese Traditional 構象
Croatian (NOUN)konformaciju, prilagođenje, ustrojstvo
Czech (NOUN)konformace, zmasilosti
Danish (NOUN)kropsbygning, konformation
Dutch (NOUN)bevleesdheid, conformatie
Estonian kehaehitus
Filipino tulad
Finnish (NOUN)lihakkuus
German (NOUN)Konformation
Greek (NOUN)διάπλαση
Hebrew קונפורמציה
Hindi (NOUN)रचना, बनावट
Hungarian (NOUN)konformáció, alkalmazkodás
Icelandic (NOUN)samræmi
Indonesian (NOUN)konformasi
Italian (NOUN)conformazione
Japanese (NOUN)コンフォメーショ, コンホメーション, 構造
Korean (NOUN)구조
Latvian (NOUN)uzbūves
Lithuanian (NOUN)raumeningumo
Malay (Latin) pengesahan
Maltese (NOUN)konformazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål eksteriør
Persian ترکیب
Polish (NOUN)ukształtowanie, uformowania, budowy
Portuguese (NOUN)conformação
Querétaro Otomi conformación
Romanian (NOUN)conformaţie
Russian (NOUN)конформации
Serbian (Cyrillic) слагање
Serbian (Latin) slaganje
Slovak (NOUN)konformácie, mäsitosti, stavbou
Slovenian (NOUN)mesnatosti, konformacije, prilagoditev
Spanish (NOUN)conformación
Swedish (NOUN)konformation, exteriör
Tamil வச அமைப்பு
Telugu అసన్నద్ధత
Thai โครงสร้าง
Ukrainian (NOUN)конформацію
Urdu دھج
Welsh (NOUN)cydffurfiad, siâp
Yucatec Maya conformación
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