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  1. setting

    • IPA[ˈsɛtɪŋ]

    英式

    • n.
      the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place;the place and time at which a play, novel, or film is represented as happening
    • noun: setting, plural noun: settings

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place a romantic house in a wonderful setting beside the River Wye 同義詞 surroundings, position, situation, environment, background, ... 更多
    • the place and time at which a play, novel, or film is represented as happening short stories with a contemporary setting
    • North American the scenery and stage furniture used in a play or film.
    • 2. a piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewellery a garnet in a heavy gold setting 同義詞 mounting, mount, fixture, surround
    • 3. a piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words a setting of Yevtushenko's bleak poem
    • 4. short for place setting
    • 5. a speed, height, or temperature at which a machine or device can be adjusted to operate if you find the room getting too hot, check the thermostat setting