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Configuration vs. Layout

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  • Configuration (noun)

    Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.

  • Configuration (noun)

    Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.

  • Configuration (noun)

    The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.

  • Configuration (noun)

    The arrangement of electrons in an atom, molecule, or other physical structure like a crystal.

  • Configuration (noun)

    A finite set of points and lines (and sometimes planes), generally with equal numbers of points per line and equal numbers of lines per point.

  • Layout (noun)

    A limits.

  • Layout (noun)

    A plan for such arrangement.

  • Layout (noun)

    The act of laying out something.

  • Layout (noun)

    The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.

  • Layout (noun)

    A map or a drawing of a construction site showing the position of roads, buildings or other constructions.

  • Layout (noun)

    A specification of an integrated circuit showing the position of the physical components that will implement the schematic in silicon.

Wiktionary
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  • Configuration (noun)

    an arrangement of parts or elements in a particular form, figure, or combination

    "the broad configuration of the economy remains capitalist"

    "the unrepeatable configuration of the stars at the moment of your birth"

  • Configuration (noun)

    the arrangement or set-up of the hardware and software that make up a computer system

    "the PC comes with a removable hard disk drive as part of the standard configuration"

  • Configuration (noun)

    the fixed three-dimensional relationship of the atoms in a molecule, defined by the bonds between them.

  • Configuration (noun)

    another term for gestalt

  • Layout (noun)

    the way in which the parts of something are arranged or laid out

    "the road layout"

  • Layout (noun)

    the way in which text or pictures are set out on a page

    "the layout is uncluttered and the illustrations are helpful"

  • Layout (noun)

    the process of setting out material on a page

    "doing layout for newspapers and magazines"

  • Layout (noun)

    a thing arranged or set out in a particular way

    "a model railway layout"

Oxford Dictionary
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Webster Dictionary
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  • Configuration (noun)

    an arrangement of parts or elements;

    "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"

  • Configuration (noun)

    any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline);

    "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"

  • Layout (noun)

    a plan or design of something that is laid out

  • Layout (noun)

    the act of laying out (as by making plans for something)

Princeton's WordNet

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