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Setting (root: set)

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Settingn. 
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter.  Boyle.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Something set in, or inserted.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou shalt set in it settings of stones."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin.  [1913 Webster]
  •  the time, place, and circumstances in which an event (real or fictional) occurs; as, the setting of a novel.  [PJC]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Setting, n.
1 the position or manner in which a thing is set.
2 the immediate surroundings (of a house etc.).
3 the surroundings of any object regarded as its framework; the environment of a thing.
4 the place and time, scenery, etc., of a story, drama, etc.
5 a frame in which a jewel is set.
6 the music to which words of a poem, song, etc., are set.
7 a set of cutlery and other accessories for one person at a table.
8 the way in which or level at which a machine is set to operate.

Idiom
setting lotion lotion used to prepare the hair for being set.

THESAURUS

Setting

Intertype, Linotype, Monotype, adaptation, agora, amphitheater, arena, arrangement, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, athletic field, auditorium, back, backdrop, background, background detail, backing, bear garden, bearing, bowl, boxing ring, broadcast, broadcasting, bull ring, bushing, calcification, callusing, campus, canvas, case hardening, chassis, circus, clabbering, clotting, coagulation, cockpit, cold-type typesetting, coliseum, collapsing, colosseum, composing, composing stick, composition, computerized typesetting, concretion, congealment, congelation, context, cornification, course, crystallization, curdling, deciduous, declining, declivitous, decorative composition, decorative style, decurrent, descendant, descending, design, detail, dissemination, distance, down, down-reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhill, downsinking, downward, drooping, dropping, dummy, environment, environs, falling, field, figure, firming, floor, foil, foreground detail, form, forum, fossilization, frame, furniture, galley chase, gelatination, gelatinization, gelling, granulation, ground, gym, gymnasium, habitat, hall, hardening, harmonization, hinterland, hippodrome, home, hornification, hot-metal typesetting, imposition, induration, infrastructure, insemination, inspissation, instrumentation, intonation, jellification, jelling, jellying, justification, lapidification, layout, line of type, lists, lithification, locale, location, marketplace, mat, milieu, mise-en-scene, modulation, motif, mount, mounting, national style, on the descendant, on the downgrade, open forum, orchestration, ornamental motif, ossification, palaestra, parade ground, pattern, period style, petrifaction, petrification, photocomposition, photosetting, phototypesetter, phototypesetting machine, phrasing, pit, place, placement, planting, platform, plummeting, plunging, precinct, preparation, prize ring, public square, purlieu, quoin, range, rear, reforestation, repeated figure, resetting, resolution, retimbering, ring, sagging, scene, scene of action, scenery, sclerosis, seeding, semination, set, sinking, site, skeleton, slug, solidification, solution, sowing, sphere, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, steeling, stiffening, style, submerging, subsiding, surroundings, suspension, tempering, terrain, theater, theme, thickening, tilting ground, tiltyard, tone painting, tottering, touch, toughening, transcription, transplantation, tumbledown, typesetting, typesetting machine, underframe, vitrifaction, vitrification, walk, wrestling ring

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