A military vehicle that was configured for rough terrain; configured the computer by setting the system's parameters.
When you set up all of your computer preferences to work for you, this is an example of when you configure your computer.
Origin of configure
- Middle English configuren from Old French configurer from Latin cōnfigūrāre com- com- figūrāre to form (from figūra shape dheigh- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition