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  1. con·for·ma·tion
    IPA[ˌkänfôrˈmāSHən]
  2. 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
    • 2. any of the spatial arrangements which the atoms in a molecule may adopt and freely convert between, especially by rotation about individual single bonds:

      a change of DNA conformation induced by binding of RNA polymerase
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: conformation, plural noun: conformations

    • noun

      the shape or structure of something, especially an animal:

      any of the spatial arrangements which the atoms in a molecule may adopt and freely convert between, especially by rotation about individual single bonds:

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