setup

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See also: set-up and set up

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From set +‎ up.

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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.
  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.
    After inserting the disk, run the setup.
  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.

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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]

setup or sêtup

  1. (cook) the cooking of simmering.

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