Conformation vs Compliance - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conformation and compliance

is that conformation is the act of conforming; the act of producing conformity while compliance is an act of complying.

conformation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of conforming; the act of producing conformity.
  • The state of being conformed; agreement; hence; structure, as depending on the arrangement of parts; form; arrangement.
  • (chemistry) The spatial arrangement of the atoms in a molecule as a result of rotation about a single bond
  • compliance

    English

    Noun

  • An act of complying.
  • (uncountable) The state of being compliant.
  • (uncountable) The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.
  • A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility
  • (medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
  • (uncountable, business) the department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with
  • Antonyms

    *(act of complying) violation