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The general set of conditions or circumstances:
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  1. The general set of conditions or circumstances:
  2. An area of a computer's memory used by the operating system and some programs to store certain variables to which they need frequent access.
  3. All of the biotic and abiotic factors that act on an organism, population, or ecological community and influence its survival and development. Biotic factors include the organisms themselves, their food, and their interactions. Abiotic factors include such items as sunlight, soil, air, water, climate, and pollution. Organisms respond to changes in their environment by evolutionary adaptations in form and behavior.
(Physics) All parts of the universe that are not within the thermodynamic system of interest.
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  1. (Physics) All parts of the universe that are not within the thermodynamic system of interest.
  2. The external objects, conditions, and circumstances that affect existence and development; the environment.
  3. The area surrounding someone or something, together with the objects and circumstances in the vicinity; the environment or ambiance
A particular setting or its distinctive atmosphere
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  1. A particular setting or its distinctive atmosphere
  2. Alternative spelling of ambiance.
The act of a person or thing that mounts
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  1. The act of a person or thing that mounts
  2. Something that serves as a support, setting, or backing:
  1. The setting or background of a historical event.
  2. A curtain hung at the back of a stage, often painted to represent some scene
  3. Background or setting, as of an event
A single image, as in a comic strip or graphic novel, usually bounded by a rectangular line.
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  1. A single image, as in a comic strip or graphic novel, usually bounded by a rectangular line.
  2. The rectangular image on a film screen, or the particular objects or activity focused on by the camera
  3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
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  1. A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
  2. (Literally) The arrangement of support beams that represent a building's general shape and size.
  3. A structure, usually rigid, serving to hold the parts of something together or to support something constructed or stretched over or around it
Music (in full background music) or sound effects used as a subordinated accompaniment to dialogue or action, as in movies
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  1. Music (in full background music) or sound effects used as a subordinated accompaniment to dialogue or action, as in movies
  2. A position, area, or situation that is not immediately in one's attention or notice:
  3. (--- Computers) The environment in which programs operate that the user does not engage with directly:
The parts of a sentence, paragraph, discourse, etc. immediately next to or surrounding a specified word or passage and determining its exact meaning
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  1. The parts of a sentence, paragraph, discourse, etc. immediately next to or surrounding a specified word or passage and determining its exact meaning
  2. The circumstances in which an event occurs; a setting.
  3. The whole situation, background, or environment relevant to a particular event, personality, creation, etc.
The art of picturing objects or a scene in such a way, e.g., by converging lines (linear perspective), as to show them as they appear to the eye with reference to relative distance or depth
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  1. The art of picturing objects or a scene in such a way, e.g., by converging lines (linear perspective), as to show them as they appear to the eye with reference to relative distance or depth
  2. The effect of relative distance and position
  3. The appearance of objects or scenes as determined by their relative distance and positions
(Geology) A specific position in a column of rock layers, usually designated by the occurrence of one or more distinctive fossils or by a distinctive sediment bed, that is used in stratigraphy.
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  1. (Geology) A specific position in a column of rock layers, usually designated by the occurrence of one or more distinctive fossils or by a distinctive sediment bed, that is used in stratigraphy.
  2. (Archaeology) A period during which the influence of a particular culture spread rapidly over a defined area.
  3. A layer of soil that can be distinguished from adjacent layers of soil and that is characterized by a certain color, texture, structure or chemical composition.
A dark area, as of a very short growth of beard
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  1. A dark area, as of a very short growth of beard
  2. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  3. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
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  1. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
  2. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
  3. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat:
(Horse Racing) A space that is a certain distance back from the finish line: in order to be qualified for future heats, a horse must have reached this space by the time the winner has completed the course
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  1. (Horse Racing) A space that is a certain distance back from the finish line: in order to be qualified for future heats, a horse must have reached this space by the time the winner has completed the course
  2. The full period or length of a contest or game:
  3. (Painting) The depicting of distance, as in a landscape
A place or locality, esp. with reference to events or circumstances connected with it, often as a setting for a story, play, etc.
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  1. A place or locality, esp. with reference to events or circumstances connected with it, often as a setting for a story, play, etc.
  2. The scene or setting, as of a novel.
  3. (Computing) The set of settings related to the language and region in which a computer program executes. Examples are language, paper format, currency and time formats, character encoding etc.
A shot or series of shots in a movie constituting a unit of continuous related action.
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  1. A shot or series of shots in a movie constituting a unit of continuous related action.
  2. (--- Slang) A situation or set of circumstances:
  3. (--- Film) A section of a film, usually made up of a number of shots, which is unified by time, setting, characters, etc.
The place where a structure or group of structures was, is, or is to be located:
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  1. The place where a structure or group of structures was, is, or is to be located:
  2. (Comput.) A location on the Internet that is accessible at a single address; often, specif., a website
  3. The place or setting of something:
A level, degree, or period of time in the course of a process:
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  1. A level, degree, or period of time in the course of a process:
  2. (Electronics) A component, circuit, etc. that does one specific job, as amplification, while being a part of a larger, more complex system
  3. The acting profession, or the world of theater. Used with the:
A shot or series of shots in a movie constituting a unit of continuous related action.
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  1. A shot or series of shots in a movie constituting a unit of continuous related action.
  2. (--- Film) A section of a film, usually made up of a number of shots, which is unified by time, setting, characters, etc.
  3. (--- Slang) A situation or set of circumstances:
A view or views of natural features, especially in open country:
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  1. A view or views of natural features, especially in open country:
  2. Painted screens, backdrops, hangings, etc., used on the stage to represent places and surroundings in a play, opera, etc.
  3. Stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene.
Something which is set
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  1. Something which is set
  2. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
  3. A setting or being set
Find another word for setting. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for setting, like: environment, surroundings, ambience, mounting, backdrop, frame, framework, background, context, perspective and horizon.