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Definitions of setting:
  • noun:   the context and environment in which something is set
    Example: "The perfect setting for a ghost story"
  • noun:   the physical position of something
    Example: "He changed the setting on the thermostat"
  • noun:   the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    Example: "You can't do that in a university setting"
  • noun:   mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
  • noun:   a table service for one person
    Example: "A place setting of sterling flatware"
  • noun:   arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
  • adjective:   (of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon
    Example: "The setting sun"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #49451)

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