configure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v configure set up for a particular purpose "configure my new computer","configure a plane for a combat mission"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Configure To arrange or dispose in a certain form, figure, or shape.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • configure To form; dispose in a certain form, figure, or shape; make like in form or figure.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • vs.t Configure to shape
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. configurare,: cf. F. configurer,. See Configurate
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. configuratiocon, together, and figurāre, to form. See Figure.

Usage

In literature:

But their succession has been broken up by frequent and violent alterations in the configuration of the globe.
"Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20)" by Various
Nothin' keeps this thief of a configuration down but it.
"The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three" by William Carleton
Still, as of old, the natural configuration continues to produce its necessary effects.
"Science in Arcady" by Grant Allen
Last and most stable of all is the gradually built-up configuration due to long-continued light exposure.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly
Then was the chance for the northern shore with its peninsular configuration.
"Anthropology" by Robert Marett
Bork fell to work with some scraps of food, cursing the configurations of the planets as his spell refused to work.
"The Sky Is Falling" by Lester del Rey
The configurations of its mountains, its land and water areas, were plainly visible.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
The great island of Marajo, in physical configuration, resembles the mainland of Guiana.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
I like to think it is ruled by the stars and not by the configuration of the earth's surface.
"Confessions of Boyhood" by John Albee
From a few such stations, you get an insight into the configuration of the whole Western Highlands.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
Twin Lakes is a summer-resort town located on the lower of two bodies of water, similar in size, configuration, and scenery.
"Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes" by Stella M. Francis
They were the end men of the regiment, and the configuration of the ground completely hid them from their comrades.
"The Idler Magazine, Volume III, April 1893" by Various
So much for the surface and configuration of the country.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
The number, configuration and arrangement of the two cornified areas on each hind limb are constant.
"North American Recent Soft-shelled Turtles (Family Trionychidae)" by Robert G. Webb
Therefore, upper and lower molars develop distinctly different occlusal configurations.
"Evolution and Classification of the Pocket Gophers of the Subfamily Geomyinae" by Robert J. Russell
The gradual growth of these enormous dams has the effect of greatly altering the configuration of the country where they occur.
"Animal Intelligence" by George J. Romanes
The configuration of the coast line brought him to an abrupt standstill.
"Prince Charlie" by Burford Delannoy
Upon its site stood the Roman Camp of Anderida, oval in shape, and obviously adapted to surface configuration.
"British Castles" by Charles H. Ashdown
History of Air as a whole, or in the Configuration of the World.
"An Introduction to the History of Science" by Walter Libby
Its configuration is nearly three parts of a circle.
"Twenty-Five Years in a Waggon in South Africa" by Andrew A. Anderson
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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:

The move is expected to increase efficiencies associated with configuring multiple endpoint solutions across an entire enterprise.
SkyStone Video can be configured to connect to multiple video endpoints , MCUs, gatekeepers, and video-enabled PBXs.
Even with the combined imagination and experience of the group, no one could say with certainty what the configuration of the LED strip lights would have to be in order to satisfy the evenness criteria.
These functions include common machine safety configurations for fail-safe emergency stop, guard door operation, and safe start and stop motor control functions.
The instrument's configurable platform allows customers to adapt the system's capabilities to their specific requirements.
Available in plate and frame, recessed chamber or membrane configurations, this series is designed for various dewatering applications.
It can be configured for either right-angle folding or in tandem for multiple parallel folds and features an "up and down" folding position capability.
This "Configuration One" suit will be used for launch, landing and space mission operations.
In an exclusive interview, the Linux founder talks about the new Linux software configuration management program he created: Git .
The frame grabber is compatible with all area scan and line scan base configuration Camera Link cameras.
The Safe Direction Rotator Target, used in its sideways configuration, is used to play Gunner 's Alley.
It features a 2.5 mm female TRS to 3.5 mm male TRS configuration.
On April 22, Airbus' new Corporate Jet Center (ACJC) delivered its first aircraft–a VIP-configured A320 to a private customer.
Once a piñata doll is configured, it hangs from a virtual tree as it might at a real-world piñata party.
The much-hyped iPad mini continued to top tech headlines on Monday as rumored pricing and configuration details for scaled-down tablet leaked online.
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In science:

Apache, PHP and MySQL are popular open source software available for download for free. A system coded on Windows machines would be portable to a Linux server without modification to code. Only configuration details would differ from one platform to another. Other competing technologies like IIS and ASP.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
The configuration directives are grouped into three basic sections: # 1.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
The directives in this section affect the overall operation of Apache, # such as the number of concurrent requests it can handle or where it # can find its configuration files.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
ServerRoot: The top of the directory tree under which the server's # configuration, error, and log files are kept.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
ScriptAliased # CGI directory exists, if you have that configured.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
AddType allows you to add to or override the MIME configuration # file mime.types for specific file types.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
This directive makes most sense if used in a per-directory ; or per-virtualhost web server configuration file.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Pollard, "Design of absorptive microwave filters using allpass networks in a parallel-cascade configuration," IEEE MTT-S Intl.
Synthesis of a New Class of Reflectionless Filter Prototypes
Previous code shows how to call any configurable methods.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
This extension has no configuration directives defined in php.ini.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
The configuration allows for fibre bundles to cross on the field plate, but forbids collision of the buttons with buttons or deployed fibres.
Fibre Positioning Revisited: The use an off-the-shelf assembly robot for OPTIMOS-EVE
Constant configurations on regular trees Theorem 5 on regular trees is a consequence of the following result.
Rotor walks on general trees
On the other hand, the spatial configuration of atoms of an enantiomer is set as a mirror image of that of another enantiomer.
Recent Progress in Chirality Research Using Circularly Polarized Light
Each trap consists of two coils in an anti-Helmholtz configuration and is axially shifted from the next trap by half the coil-to-coil distance.
A Moving Magnetic Trap Decelerator: a New Source for Cold Atoms and Molecules
A similar mouse issue occurs within every version of the Opera browser which by default is configured not to allow JavaScript to receive right click mouse events.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
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