- a group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually found together；a collection of implements, containers, or other objects customarily used together for a specific purpose
noun: set, plural noun: sets
- 1. a group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually found together a set of false teeth a new cell with two sets of chromosomes 同義詞
- ▪ a collection of implements, containers, or other objects customarily used together for a specific purpose an electric fondue set 同義詞
- ▪ a group of people with common interests or occupations or of similar social status it was a fashionable haunt of the literary set 同義詞
- ▪ (in tennis, darts, and other games) a group of games counting as a unit toward a match, only the player or side that wins a defined number or proportion of the games being awarded a point toward the final score he took the first set 6-3
- ▪ (in jazz or popular music) a sequence of songs or pieces performed together and constituting or forming part of a live show or recording a short four-song set
- ▪ a group of people making up the required number for a square dance or similar country dance.
- ▪ a fixed number of repetitions of a particular bodybuilding exercise making sure that you perform 3 sets of at least 8 repetitions
- ▪ a collection of distinct entities regarded as a unit, being either individually specified or (more usually) satisfying specified conditions the set of all positive integers
- 2. the way in which something is set, disposed, or positioned the shape and set of the eyes 同義詞
- ▪ the posture or attitude of a part of the body, typically in relation to the impression this gives of a person's feelings or intentions the determined set of her upper torso 同義詞
- ▪ the flow of a current or tide in a particular direction the rudder kept the dinghy straight against the set of the tide
- ▪ a setter's pointing in the presence of game.
- ▪ the alternating outward inclinations of the teeth of a saw.
- ▪ a warp or bend in wood, metal, or another material caused by continued strain or pressure.
- 3. a radio or television receiver a TV set
- 4. a collection of scenery, stage furniture, and other articles used for a particular scene in a play or film. 同義詞
- ▪ the place or area in which filming is taking place or a play is performed the magazine has interviews on set with top directors
- 5. an arrangement of the hair when damp so that it dries in the required style a shampoo and set
- 6. a cutting, young plant, or bulb used in the propagation of new plants.
- ▪ a young fruit that has just formed.
- 7. the last coat of plaster on a wall.
- 8. the amount of spacing in type controlling the distance between letters.
- ▪ the width of a piece of type.
- 9. variant spelling of sett