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Meaning of setting

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the context and environment in which something is set; "the
           perfect setting for a ghost story" [syn: {setting},
      2: the state of the environment in which a situation exists;
         "you can't do that in a university setting" [syn: {setting},
         {background}, {scope}]
      3: arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place
         where a play or movie is enacted [syn: {mise en scene},
         {stage setting}, {setting}]
      4: the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation
         or event; "the historical context" [syn: {context},
         {circumstance}, {setting}]
      5: the physical position of something; "he changed the setting
         on the thermostat"
      6: a table service for one person; "a place setting of sterling
         flatware" [syn: {place setting}, {setting}]
      7: a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or
         other jewelry) that holds a gem in place; "the diamond was in
         a plain gold mount" [syn: {mount}, {setting}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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