|1.||the surroundings in which something is set; scene|
|2.||the scenery, properties, or background, used to create the location for a stage play, film, etc|
|3.||music a composition consisting of a certain text and music provided or arranged for it|
|4.||the metal mounting and surround of a gem: diamonds in an antique gold setting|
|5.||the tableware, cutlery, etc, for a single place at table|
|6.||any of a series of points on a scale or dial that can be selected to control the level as of temperature, speed, etc, at which a machine functions|
|7.||a clutch of eggs in a bird's nest, esp a clutch of hen's eggs|
v. set, set·ting, sets
To put in a specified position; place.
To put into a specified state.
To put into a stable position.
To fix firmly or in an immobile manner.
To become fixed or hardened; coagulate.
To bring the bones of a fracture back into a normal position or alignment.
The act or process of setting.
The condition resulting from setting.
A permanent firming or hardening of a substance.
The carriage or bearing of a part of the body.
A particular psychological state, usually of anticipation or preparedness.