setting

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[set·ting]

A setting is where something is set, or placed. If you want to propose to your beloved, try to choose a romantic setting.

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The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the setting (set) of a current.

Noun
arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

Noun
mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place; "the diamond was in a plain gold mount"

Noun
a table service for one person; "a place setting of sterling flatware"

Noun
the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"

Noun
the physical position of something; "he changed the setting on the thermostat"

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Noun
the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can''t do that in a university setting"

Adjective
(of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon; "the setting sun"


p. pr. & vb. n.
of Set

n.
The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the setting (set) of a current.

n.
The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter.

n.
Something set in, or inserted.

n.
That in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin.


Setting

Set"ting , n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the setting (set) of a current. 2. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter. Boyle. 3. Something set in, or inserted.
Thou shalt set in it settings of stones.
4. That in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin. Setting coat (Arch.), the finishing or last coat of plastering on walls or ceilings. -- Setting dog, a setter. See Setter, n., 2. -- Setting pole, a pole, often iron-pointed, used for pushing boats along in shallow water. -- Setting rule. (Print.) A composing rule.

The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the setting (set) of a current.

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Usage Examples

For nine years I worked to change what was hairdressing then into a geometric art form with color, perm without setting which had never been done before.

I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light.

I think everybody has their own way of looking at their lives as some kind of pilgrimage. Some people will see their role as a pilgrim in terms of setting up a fine family, or establishing a business inheritance. Everyone's got their own definition.

I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots.

Fun is to experience things you would not have been able to experience in any other setting.

Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone.

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.

By asking the question 'Am I happy?,' and via the answer setting out what I mean by happiness, there is a political route that can be taken, by asking another question - 'Can politics deliver happiness, and should it try?'

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals.

Human beings exercise responsibilities within a social setting and a framework of obligations which transcend the principle of intelligence.

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.

Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.

Caring for children is a dance between setting appropriate limits as caretakers and avoiding unnecessary power struggles that result in unhappiness.

I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting.

I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.

Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.

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