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setting

1. the scenery, properties, or background, used to create the location for a stage play, film, etc.
2. Music a composition consisting of a certain text and music provided or arranged for it
3. 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
4. a clutch of eggs in a bird's nest, esp a clutch of hen's eggs

setting

See rising.
References in classic literature ?
No, madame; but if I were called upon to sell or to buy, I should be satisfied with the gold of the settings alone as my profit upon the transaction.
I address you as a friend; will you accept the gold of the settings in return for a sum of ready money to be placed in my hands?
8 : to pass below the horizon : go down <The sun is setting.
Students' perceptions of their goal setting effort on self-regulated learning were assessed through the student-led conference format.
The skill of setting is crucial to every team's success.
Wasteful tape recycle: Wasteful tape recycle usually results when the percent full setting is set too low or not high enough.
required no practicum experience in a school setting.
The music for LBW Setting One was written in 1974-75 at the request of the Liturgical Music Committee (LMC) of the Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship (ILCW).
For many reasons, camp administrators are finding it more challenging to maintain a healthy camp environment and insure quality health care delivery in the camp setting.
During his three year tenure, the intimate setting of the Cafe Marquessa allowed Carter to control all aspects of the dining experience and prepare everything himself.
Passing through the foyer, you come to the kitchen, where staff and several residents are engaged in setting the table for lunch.
They studied a large number of two-photon emissions from calcium atoms by setting up polarizers at opposite ends of a room, independently and randomly changing the polarizer settings between emissions and observing how many photons managed to get through instead of being absorbed.