setting

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛtɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪŋ

Verb[edit]

setting

  1. present participle of set

Noun[edit]

setting (plural settings)

  1. The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
  2. The act of setting.
    the setting of the sun
    the setting, or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris
  3. A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
  4. A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
    the volume setting on a television
  5. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
  6. Hunting with a setter.
  7. Something set in, or inserted.
  8. A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
    Schubert's setting of Goethe's poem
    Bach's setting of the Magnificat'
  9. The mounting of a play, etc., for the stage.
  10. The direction of a current of wind.

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Adjective[edit]

setting (comparative more setting, superlative most setting)

  1. that disappears below the horizon
    the setting sun

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English setting

Noun[edit]

setting f or m (definite singular settinga or settingen, indefinite plural settinger, definite plural settingene)

  1. setting

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From setja +‎ -ing.

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Noun[edit]

setting f (definite singular settinga, indefinite plural settingar, definite plural settingane)

  1. the act of putting, setting (something somewhere)
  2. the manner of putting, setting (something somewhere)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English setting.

Noun[edit]

setting m (definite singular settingen, indefinite plural settingar, definite plural settingane)

  1. a setting (frame, background, context, scenario)

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