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Another word for conformation

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Noun
  1. The act of making suitable to an end or the condition of being made suitable to an end

      1. A small change; a minor correction; a modification
      2. The behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment.
      3. A means of adjusting.
      1. (Sociology) A gradual change in behavior to conform to the prevailing cultural patterns
      2. A change in structure, function, or form that improves the chance of survival for an animal or plant within a given environment
      3. (Biology) Change or adjustment in structure or habits by which a species becomes better able to function in its environment, occurring through the course of evolution by means of natural selection.
      1. Traveling space, as in a railroad train or airplane; seat, berth, etc.
      2. (Physiology) The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.
      3. An accommodating or being accommodated; adaptation (to a purpose); adjustment
    See also:

    change

  2. The act or state of agreeing or conforming

      1. Observance (of a rule, holiday, promise, etc.)
      2. Harmony; conformity:
      3. The act of holding, guarding, maintaining, or supporting:
      1. The structure of a work or passage as considered from the point of view of its chordal characteristics and relationships.
      2. Structure in terms of the arrangement, modulation, etc. of chords
      3. Agreement in feeling, action, ideas, interests, etc.; peaceable or friendly relations
      1. The act, fact, or state of agreeing or conforming:
      2. ​(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
      3. (Countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
      1. The condition or fact of being congruous or congruent
      2. An instance or point of agreement or correspondence; a resemblance.
      3. Agreement; harmony
      1. (Geom.) The property of a plane or solid figure whereby it coincides with another plane or solid figure as after being moved, rotated, or flipped over
      2. The state or quality of being in agreement; correspondence; harmony
      3. Agreement, harmony, conformity, or correspondence.
      1. (Geology) The relationship between rock or sediment strata that were deposited adjacently or vertically in sequence without any interruption due to erosion, tilting, folding, or similar natural processes.
      2. Similarity in form or character; agreement:
      3. The condition or fact of being in harmony or agreement; correspondence; congruity; similarity
      1. The musical sounds or harmony produced by or as by chimes
      2. A similar set of metal tubes, hung vertically and struck with a hammer
      3. Harmony; agreement
      1. The act or fact of agreeing, or of being in harmony or accord
      2. Harmony of opinion; accord:
      3. An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.
      1. Agreement; harmony; conformity
      2. Agreement; conformity:
      3. Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.
    See also:

    agree

Another word for conformation

Noun
  1. Agreement

      1. Agreement; harmony; conformity
      2. Agreement; conformity:
      3. Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.
      1. The natural reactions of a sense organ to variations in the degree of stimulation
      2. (Biology) Change or adjustment in structure or habits by which a species becomes better able to function in its environment, occurring through the course of evolution by means of natural selection.
      3. A change in structure, function, or form that improves the chance of survival for an animal or plant within a given environment
      1. The fact or state of being synchronous; simultaneous occurrence
      2. A chronological, usually tabular, listing of persons or events in history, showing synchronous existence or occurrence
      3. A chronological listing of historical personages or events so as to indicate parallel existence or occurrence.
      1. The condition or fact of being congruous or congruent
      2. An instance or point of agreement or correspondence; a resemblance.
      3. Agreement; harmony
      1. (Chemistry) An attractive force between atoms, or groups of atoms, that contributes towards their forming bonds
      2. The attractive force, of varying strength for various elements, molecules, etc., that causes the atoms of certain elements to combine and stay combined
      3. (--- Biology) A relationship or resemblance in structure between species that suggests a common origin.
      1. Agreement in feeling, action, ideas, interests, etc.; peaceable or friendly relations
      2. An orderly or pleasing combination of elements in a whole:
      3. (Music) The study of the structure, progression, and relation of chords.
      1. Performance of an action at the same time:
      2. Complete agreement; concord; harmony
      3. Agreement; concord:
      1. (Grammar) Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
      2. Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
      3. Agreement; harmony
      1. The condition or fact of being in harmony or agreement; correspondence; congruity; similarity
      2. Action in accordance with customs, rules, prevailing opinion, etc.; conventional behavior
      3. Similarity in form or character; agreement:
      1. Willingness to follow a prescribed course of treatment.
      2. A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility
      3. (Medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
    See also:

    agreement

  2. Shape

      1. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
      2. (Geology) A primary unit in the mapping of rock strata, consisting of a set of contemporaneous rocks having the same characteristics and origin.
      3. (Geol.) A rock unit distinguished from adjacent deposits by some common character, as composition, origin, type of fossil, etc.
      1. The way in which parts are arranged or put together to form a whole; makeup:
      2. (Biology) The arrangement or formation of the tissues, organs, or other parts of an organism.
      3. The interrelation or arrangement of parts in a complex entity: