Noun configuration has 2 senses
  1. configuration, constellation - an arrangement of parts or elements; "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"
    --1 is a kind of design, plan
    --1 has particulars:
     redundancy; topology, network topology; unitization, unitisation, chunking
    Derived form: verb configure1
  2. shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"
    --2 is a kind of spatial property, spatiality
    --2 has particulars:
     sharpness, keenness; dullness, dulness, bluntness; topography; lobularity; concavity, concaveness; convexity, convexness; angularity; narrowing; curvature, curve; roundness; straightness; crookedness; stratification