the context and environment in which something is set: "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
the state of the environment in which a situation exists
- "you can't do that in a university setting"
- bakgrund [ bildligt, kultur ]
arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
the physical position of something
- "he changed the setting on the thermostat"
a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
- [ fotografi ]
set to a certain position
- "set clocks or instruments"
- "Set the watch by "Big Ben""
- "Set the tray down"
- "set this poem to music"
establish as the highest level or best performance.
- "set a record"
- slå [ ålderdomlig ]
put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
- "set fire to a building"
- "set the house afire"
fix in a border, as of precious stones
disappear beyond the horizon; of celestial bodies such as the sun and the moon
- gå ned
give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
- "He set a time"
- "He was set free"
- "The loss was set at SEK 5000 a day"
- "set the table, please."
(of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon
- "the setting sun"
- nedgående [ vardagligt ]