setting

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun a particular figure or position which a device is adjusted to
  • noun the action of adjusting a device to a particular position, etc.

Electronics

  • The position, direction, level, value, scale, or other manner in which something is set.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the time and place where the action of a book or film happens
  • noun the position of the controls on a machine

Military

  • noun a position in which the control knobs or switches of an apparatus are set

Travel

  • noun the scenery around, or background for, a building
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