Meaning of SETTING in English


noun something set in, or inserted.

2. setting · & ·vb.n. of set.

3. setting ·noun that in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin.

4. setting ·noun the act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter.

5. setting ·noun the act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of paris; the setting (set) of a current.

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