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setting

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setting

  1. Present participle of set.

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setting (plural settings)

  1. The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
  2. The act of setting.
    the setting of the sun
    the setting, or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris
  3. A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
  4. A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
    the volume setting on a television
  5. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
  6. Hunting with a setter.
  7. Something set in, or inserted.
    • Bible, Exodus xxviii. 17
      Thou shalt set in it settings of stones.
  8. A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
    • Schubert's setting of Goethe's poem
    • Bach's setting of the Magnificat

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setting (comparative more setting, superlative most setting)

  1. that disappears below the horizon

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