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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

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You may be tempted to write me off as just another old school ranter because I believe that limit setting is one of the cornerstones of parenting.
Parental limit setting of screen time may be one important intervention avenue.
In this study, we examined relations among inter-parent conflict, paternal distress, paternal behaviors (warmth, limit setting), father-child relationship quality, and child well-being in a sample of nonresident fathers with regular contact with their children.
Limit setting can degenerate into a power struggle between caretakers and children, especially when children feel they have no outlet for their feelings.
For the slightly older child, weak limit setting leads to what is termed "curtain calls." This occurs when the child happily participates in a soothing bedtime routine, only to reappear--ta da!--for an encore of the day.
Other standard features include ultrasonic power load meter, upper and lower weld limit settings, and backlit LCD display.
The FDA also recommended that users know the pressure limit settings for power injectors and how to adjust them.
In Passive mode, the user is able to define an upper and lower limit around the setpoint where the controller will deactivate once the pressure is within the limit settings. Three 7250 models are available.