Definición de setting en inglés:


Saltos de línea: set|ting
Pronunciación: /ˈsɛtɪŋ


  • 1The place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place: a romantic house in a wonderful setting beside the River Wye
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    • With a wonderful setting situated at the front of the glass dome, it affords unbroken views of the River Irvine, the church spires of the town and the hills beyond.
    • All of the museums offer stylish settings for events and can cater for up to 1500 guests.
    • Downpatrick Library is an appropriate setting for the event.
    surroundings, position, situation, environment, background, backdrop, milieu, environs; habitat; spot, place, location, locale, site, scene; context, frame; area, neighbourhood, region, district; French mise en scène
    technical locus
  • 1.1The place and time at which a play, novel, or film is represented as happening: short stories with a contemporary setting
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    • New York has probably been the setting for more novels and memoirs than any city in the world.
    • The clinic that provided the setting for the novel is perched on top of a hill.
    • Two other Innes novels with partial Oxford settings are Stop Press and Operation Pax.
  • 1.2North American The scenery and stage furniture used in a play or film.
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    • The cast is uniformly excellent, especially Peter Ustinov as Poirot, and the setting is delightful.
    • It has lavish spectacular moments, lots of local colour, gorgeous settings, beautiful actresses, and some terrible songs.
    • The settings and scenery were not as one would expect in a traditional production.
  • 2A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewellery: a garnet in a heavy gold setting
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    • Yellow gold is the setting that most people choose for their wedding ring.
    • These were either fixed into metal settings or drilled along the prism axis and strung as beads.
    • We're so used to seeing turquoise in a setting for a ring or as a pendant that we don't often consider it for the interior design of our homes.
    mounting, mount, fixture, surround
  • 3A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words: a setting of Yevtushenko’s bleak poem
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    • It has attracted numerous polyphonic settings, by such composers as Victoria, Palestrina, and Mozart.
    • The new piece is a musical setting - without words - of McKellar's poem, Sangsters, in three verses.
    • The evening will feature choral settings of Palestinian poems, traditional Palestinian dance and Israeli music fused with jazz.
  • 5A speed, height, or temperature at which a machine or device can be adjusted to operate: if you find the room getting too hot, check the thermostat setting
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    • Each of the AquaGate's Fan Speed settings also shows a direct result on its cooling ability.
    • He stated that the cart had speed control settings that permitted Nelson to operate the cart at a pace too fast for the path terrain.
    • The faulty temperature settings over the winter seem to be a direct result of that.

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