Definitions for setting

Definitions for (noun) setting

Main entry: mise en scene, setting, stage setting

Definition: arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

Main entry: mount, setting

Definition: a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place

Usage: the diamond was in a plain gold mount

Main entry: place setting, setting

Definition: a table service for one person

Usage: a place setting of sterling flatware

Main entry: setting, scene

Definition: the context and environment in which something is set

Usage: the perfect setting for a ghost story

Main entry: setting

Definition: the physical position of something

Usage: he changed the setting on the thermostat

Main entry: setting, context, circumstance

Definition: the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event

Usage: the historical context

Main entry: setting, scope, background

Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists

Usage: you can't do that in a university setting

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