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Definizione monolingua set


set


Verb

set (third-person singular simple present sets, present participle setting, simple past and past participle set)


  1. (transitive) To put (something) down, to rest.
    Set the tray there.
  2. (transitive) To determine or settle.
    to set the rent
  3. (transitive) To adjust.
    I set the alarm at 6 a.m.
  4. (transitive) To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.
  5. (transitive) To arrange with dishes and cutlery.
    Please set the table for our guests.
  6. (transitive) To introduce or describe.
    I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Book III, chapter ii
      An incident which happened about this time will set the characters of these two lads more fairly before the discerning reader than is in the power of the longest dissertation.
  7. (transitive) To locate, to backdrop (a play, etc).
    He says he will set his next film in France.
  8. (transitive) To compile, to make (a crossword).
  9. (transitive) To prepare (a stage or film set).
  10. (transitive) To fit (someone) up in a situation.
  11. (transitive) To arrange (type).
    It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.
  12. (transitive) To devise and assign (work) to.
    The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.
  13. (transitive, archaic) to sit.
    He set down on the stool in the corner of the room.
  14. (transitive, volleyball) To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
  15. (intransitive) To solidify.
    The glue sets in 4 minutes.
  16. (intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as it rotates.
    The moon sets at 8:00 PM tonight.
  17. (transitive, bridge) To defeat a contract.
  18. (obsolete, now followed by ""out"", as in set out) To begin to move; to go forth.
    • c. 1599, William Shakespeare, Henry V
      The king is set from London, and the scene is now transported, gentles, to Southampton
  19. (intransitive, of fruit) To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
    • 1906, Canada. Dept. of Agriculture. Fruit Branch, Fruit crop report
      In the Annapolis Valley, in spite of an irregular bloom, the fruit has set well and has, as yet, been little affected by scab.
Noun

Wikipedia set (plural sets)


  1. A matching collection of similar things.
    a set of tables
  2. A collection of various objects for a particular purpose.
    a set of tools
  3. An object made up several parts
    a set of steps
  4. (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.
  5. (in plural, “sets”, mathematics) (informal) Set theory.
  6. A group of people, usually meeting socially.
    the country set
  7. A punch for setting nails in wood.
    nail set
  8. The scenery for a film or play.
  9. (dance) The initial or basic formation of dancers.
  10. (exercise (sport)) A group of repetitions of a single exercise performed one after the other without rest.
    • 1974, Charles Gaines & George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding, page 22.
      This is the fourth set of benchpresses.
  11. (tennis) A complete series of games, forming part of a match.
  12. (volleyball) A complete series of points, forming part of a match.
  13. (volleyball) The act of directing the ball to a teammate for an attack.
  14. A device for receiving broadcast radio waves; a radio or television.
    television set
  15. (poker, slang) Three of a kind in poker. In community card games, the term is usually reserved for a situation in which a pair in a players hand is matched by a single card on the board. Compare with trips.[1]
  16. (music) A musical performance by a band, disc jockey, etc., consisting of several musical pieces.
  17. A sett; a hole made and lived in by a badger.
  18. (music) A drum kit, a drum set.
    He plays the set on Saturdays.
  19. (horticulture) A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.
  20. The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.
Adjective

set (comparative more set, superlative most set)


  1. Fixed in position.
  2. Rigid, solidified.
  3. Ready, prepared.
    On your marks, get set, go!
    On your marks, set, go!
  4. Intent, determined (to do something).
    set on getting to his destination
  5. Prearranged.
    a set menu
  6. Fixed in one’s opinion.
    I’m set against the idea of smacking children to punish them.
  7. (of hair) Fixed in a certain style.
Preposition

set


  1. seven


Definizione italiano>inglese set

insieme
  set theory: collection of objects
apparecchio
fissare
  to determine
pronto
  ready, prepared
scenario
  scenery for a film or play
set
  A grouping of dimension members or items from a data source that are named and treated as a single unit and can be referenced or reused multiple times.
commettere
costruire
fare
mettere
ponere
apparecchiare
  to arrange with dishes and cutlery
deporre
  to put something down
impostare
  A grouping of dimension members or items from a data source that are named and treated as a single unit and can be referenced or reused multiple times.
affermare
affigere
aggiustare
allestire
ambientare
applicare
apporre
assegnare
assicurare
assortimento
attrezzare
avviare
batteria
calcare
causare
cerchia
collezione
collocare
complesso
completo
corredo
creare
dare
definire
depositare
disporre
divisione
espressione
fisso
fondare
funzione
gioco
giuoco
gruppo
guarnizione
immettere
impiegare
impiego
imposta
indurire
indurirsi
introdurre
legare
mantenere
messo
montare
obbligato
ornamento
partita
pass. e p.p. di to set
piantare
porre
posare
posto
preparato
pronta
proporre
puntare
raccolto
registrare
regolare
riporre
riservare
scena
scena da riprendere
sedere
serie
servizio
situare
stabile
stabilire
stabilito
struttura
tramontare
tramonto
ubicare
usare
vestire

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