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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

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    • 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
    • v.
      put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position: Dana set the mug of tea down Catherine set a chair by the bed

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • v.
      put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position: Delaney set the mug of tea down Catherine set a chair by the bed

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    • n.
      a group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually ... a set of false teeth a new cell with two sets of chromosomes
    • v.
      group (pupils or students) in sets according to ability.

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    • n.
      a group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually ... a set of false teeth a new cell with two sets of chromosomes

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    • adj.
      fixed or arranged in advance: try to feed the puppy at set times each day

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    • adj.
      fixed or arranged in advance: there is no set procedure

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    • adj.
      characteristic of or denoting a wealthy and fashionable person who travels widely and ... she's been using her winnings to enjoy a jet-setting lifestyle a rich, jet-setting celebrity

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    • n.
      a complete set of crockery and cutlery provided for one person at a meal: before each diner is a silver and crystal place setting

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    • n.
      the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place: cozy waterfront cottage in a peaceful country setting

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