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Definition of Setting

Setting

  1. of Set
  2. The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the setting (set) of a current.
  3. The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter.
  4. Something set in, or inserted.
  5. That in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin.

Setting Quotations

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
Michelangelo

It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
Samuel Adams

Men shut their doors against a setting sun.
William Shakespeare

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life. - Jean de La Fontaine
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Jean de La Fontaine

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
Thomas Jefferson
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Setting Translations

setting in Dutch is vatting, montuur
setting in French is entre deux
setting in German is setzen, Fassung, gesetzt, Einstellung
setting in Italian is naufragio, missione
setting in Portuguese is ajuste
setting in Spanish is puesta

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