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set noun

  • (set theory) A collection of zero or more objects, possibly infinite in size, and disregarding any order or repetition of the objects which may be contained within it.
  • (in plural, “sets”, mathematics, informal) Set theory.
  • (volleyball) The act of directing the ball to a teammate for an attack.
  • A matching collection of similar things. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun.)
Satz, Set
  • A collection of various objects for a particular purpose.
  • the general locations and area where a movie’s, a film’s, or a video’s scenery is arranged to be filmed also including places for actors, assorted crew, director, producers which are typically not filmed.
  • A group of people, usually meeting socially.

set verb

  • (intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
untergehen, schränken
  • (transitive, dated) To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
stellen, einstellen, bestimmen, festlegen, setzen, härten
  • (transitive) To put (something) down, to rest.
stellen, setzen, legen, aufstellen
  • To have a certain direction of motion; to flow; to move on; to tend.
  • (intransitive, country dancing) To acknowledge a dancing partner by facing him or her and moving first to one side and then to the other, while she or he does the opposite.
  • To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
  • (transitive) To arrange with dishes and cutlery, to set the table.
  • (transitive) To devise and assign (work) to.

set noun

  • A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.

set adjective

  • Ready, prepared.
bereit, fertig

Set properNoun

  • (Egyptian mythology) An ancient Egyptian god, variously described as the god of chaos, the god of thunder and storms, or the god of destruction.

setting noun

  • A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
  • The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
  • A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).

setting adjective

  • that disappears below the horizon

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Set noun

Set, Sets   /sɛt/
  • Satz mehrerer zusammengehöriger Gegenstände
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