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  Definition of setting
  1. arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
  2. 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"
  3. a table service for one person; "a place setting of sterling flatware"
  4. the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
  5. the physical position of something; "he changed the setting on the thermostat"
  6. the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can''t do that in a university setting"
  7. (of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon; "the setting sun"
Similar Words: mise en scene, stage setting, mount, place setting, scene, background, scope

 

Hyponyms: pave, scenario, canvas, canvass, showcase, show window

 

Derivational Morphology: set, mount, set up, lay out, put, place, pose, position, lay

 

Anagrams: testing

 

 
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