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setting British & World English

The place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place

setting English Thesaurus

a converted barn in a beautiful rural setting

setting in set1 British & World English

Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position

setting in set2 British & World English

Group (pupils or students) in sets according to ability

setting up English Thesaurus

the setting up of a national information centre

place setting British & World English

A complete set of crockery and cutlery provided for one person at a meal

setting lotion British & World English

Lotion applied to damp hair prior to its being set, enabling it to keep its shape longer

offset British & World English

Counteract (something) by having an equal and opposite force or effect

preset British & World English

Set or adjust (a value that controls the operation of a device) in advance of its use

heliacal rising British & World English

The rising of a celestial object at the same time as the sun, or its first visible rising after a period of invisibility due to conjunction with the sun. The last setting before such a period is the heliacal setting

render-set British & World English

Plaster (a wall) with two coats

heliacal setting in heliacal rising British & World English

The rising of a celestial object at the same time as the sun, or its first visible rising after a period of invisibility due to conjunction with the sun. The last setting before such a period is the heliacal setting