Associations to the word «Setting»

Wiktionary

SETTING, verb. Present participle of set
SETTING, noun. The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
SETTING, noun. The act of setting.
SETTING, noun. A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
SETTING, noun. A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
SETTING, noun. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
SETTING, noun. Hunting with a setter.
SETTING, noun. Something set in, or inserted.
SETTING, noun. A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
SETTING, adjective. That disappears below the horizon
SETTING ABOUT, verb. Present participle of set about
SETTING APART, verb. Present participle of set apart
SETTING ASIDE, verb. Present participle of set aside
SETTING BACK, verb. Present participle of set back
SETTING COAT, noun. The finishing or last coat of plastering on walls or ceilings.
SETTING DOG, noun. Setter (long-haired breed of gun dog)
SETTING FIRE, verb. Present participle of set fire
SETTING FOOT, verb. Present participle of set foot
SETTING FORTH, verb. Present participle of set forth
SETTING FREE, verb. Present participle of set free
SETTING IN, verb. Present participle of set in
SETTING OFF, verb. Present participle of set off
SETTING ON FIRE, verb. Present participle of set on fire
SETTING OUT, verb. Present participle of set out
SETTING POLE, noun. A pole, often iron-pointed, used for pushing boats along in shallow water.
SETTING POLES, noun. Plural of setting pole
SETTING SAIL, verb. Present participle of set sail
SETTING UP, verb. Present participle of set up

Dictionary definition

SETTING, noun. The context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story".
SETTING, noun. The state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting".
SETTING, noun. Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted.
SETTING, noun. The set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context".
SETTING, noun. The physical position of something; "he changed the setting on the thermostat".
SETTING, noun. A table service for one person; "a place setting of sterling flatware".
SETTING, noun. A 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".

Wise words

Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.
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