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The arrangement of parts or elements in a pattern or form, as:
a. Chemistry The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
b. Computers The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
c. Psychology Gestalt.

con·fig′u·ra′tion·al·ly adv.
con·fig′u·ra′tive, con·fig′u·ra′tion·al adj.
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Adj.1.configurational - of or relating to or characterized by configuration
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Also the molecular dynamic simulation techniques have been used to study the equilibrium configurational properties of polymer chains [11, 12].
Subsequently it is possible to predict movement patterns in urban space through configurational measures, [4].
Ricoeur (2002: 43-45) discusses the configurational dimension of narrative material for which he uses the term plot extensively, referring to the reader's ability to read a plot as the objective correlate of the act of following or understanding a story, that is, a referential or chronological series of events.
While QCA's configurational approach enables some balance between holistic case analysis and generality across a moderate number of cases, correspondence analysis is a method for examining the associations of categorical variables relationally in a multidimensional space (Le Roux and Rouanet 2004).
Space Syntax analysts made a significant contribution to advance configurational understanding of the built environment (Penn 2003; Conroy 2003; Whitehand 1987), whereas space syntax does not take into account the role of visual perception.
Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) and configurational thinking in management studies.
Entrepreneurial orientation and small business performance: A configurational approach.
This process involves declarative, configurational, and procedural knowledge.
During steaming, the muscle fibers were observed to separate as a result of configurational changes of the protein.
A Configurational Analysis Comparing Kamoro and Asmat, had just been published.

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