setup

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See also: set-up and set up

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From set +‎ up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: sĕt'ŭp', IPA(key): /ˈsɛtʌp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

setup (plural setups)

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  1. Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus.
    The laboratory included an elaborate setup for measuring the energy.
  2. The fashion in which something is organized or arranged.
    The classroom setup was simple and efficient.
    • 1993, Billboard (volume 105, number 21, page 106)
      Shapiro says KYW would keep two separate news staffs that would work together, similar to WBZ's setup.
  3. A situation orchestrated to frame someone; a covert effort to place the blame on somebody.
    Trust me, that was a setup!
  4. (computing) An installer.
    • 1995, August 28, InfoWorld (page 80)
      You still have to run the setup and select the display driver after restarting Windows. Installing Windows NT drivers was tedious (but we could back up system files), and OS/2 was tiresome; []
  5. (operations) The process of arranging resources for performing a specific operation, as a run of a particular product.
    A simple setup on the bottling line involves reloading bottles and labels; emptying, cleaning, and reloading the tanks; and a test run.
  6. (hydrology) The tendency of persistent wind to produce higher water levels at the downwind shore of a body of water and lower at the upwind shore.
    There was a strong wind setup at the south end of the lake after a day of northerly gales.
  7. (boxing) A move or set of moves which are meant to draw out a reaction which leaves an exploitable opening in defense.
    The jab is most commonly used as a setup for other strikes.

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  • set up, the adjective and verb

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Verb[edit]

setup

  1. Misspelling of set up.

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch stoven, from Middle Dutch stoven. Compare to Afrikaans stoof.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [səˈtʊp]
  • Hyphenation: sê‧tup

Noun[edit]

sêtup

  1. (cook) the cooking of simmering.

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