Setup vs. Setting

By Jaxson

  • Setup (noun)

    Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus.

    “The laboratory included an elaborate setup for measuring the energy.”

  • Setup (noun)

    The fashion in which something is organized or arranged.

    “The classroom setup was simple and efficient.”

  • Setup (noun)

    An act to frame someone; an effort or arrangement aimed at placing the blame on somebody.

    “Trust me, that was a setup!”

  • Setup (noun)

    An installer.

    “After inserting the disk, run the setup.”

  • Setup (noun)

    The process of arranging resources for performing a specific operation, as a run of a particular product.

    “A simple setup on the bottling line involves reloading bottles and labels; emptying, cleaning, and reloading the tanks; and a test run.”

  • Setup (verb)

    misspelling of set up

  • Setting (verb)

    present participle of set

  • Setting (noun)

    The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.

  • Setting (noun)

    The act of setting.

    “the setting of the sun”

    “the setting, or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris”

  • Setting (noun)

    A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.

  • Setting (noun)

    A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.

    “the volume setting on a television”

  • Setting (noun)

    The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.

  • Setting (noun)

    Hunting with a setter.

  • Setting (noun)

    Something set in, or inserted.

  • Setting (noun)

    A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).

  • Setting (adjective)

    that disappears below the horizon

    “the setting sun”


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