setting

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rising and setting of star acronical
setting or scene ambience , locale , milieu , surroundings
crime of maliciously setting a fire arson
dot setting off items in list bullet
setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account canvas , canvass
act of isolating something; setting something apart from others closing off , isolation
band or collar that holds an individual stone in a jewellery setting collet
small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one collimator
(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based complaint
(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God consecration
background or setting of event or text context
(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make contract , declaration
act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right correction , rectification
stage setting decor , mise-en-scène , scenery
boundary, setting of delimit , demarcate
scene in 3-D setting diorama
picture in box or 3-D setting diorama
act of setting and holding a course direction , guidance , steering
act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion disturbance
consequence of one event setting off a chain of similar events (like a falling domino causing a whole row of upended dominos to fall) domino effect
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