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set·ting  audio  (stng) KEY 

  1. The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set.
    1. The context and environment in which a situation is set; the background.
    2. The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, drama, or film takes place.
  2. Music A composition written or arranged to fit a text, such as a poetical work.
  3. A mounting, as for a jewel.
  4. A place setting.
  5. A set of eggs in a hen's nest.

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