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setting

US [ˈsetɪŋ]
UK ['setɪŋ]
  • n.环境;背景;(戏剧、小说等的)情节背景
  • v.“set”的现在分词
  • Web设置;设定;安装
Plural Form:settings  
setting
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n.
1.
环境;背景a set of surroundings; the place at which sth happens
a rural/an ideal/a beautiful/an idyllic, etc. setting
乡村、理想、优美、田园等的环境
It was the perfect setting for a wonderful Christmas.
环境气氛无可挑剔,正是一个美好的圣诞节所需要的。
2.
(戏剧、小说等的)情节背景the place and time at which the action of a play, novel, etc. takes place
short stories with a contemporary setting
以当代生活为背景的短篇小说
3.
(机器上调节速度、高度、温度等的)挡,级,点a position at which the controls on a machine can be set, to set the speed, height, temperature, etc.
The performance of the engine was tested at different settings.
对引擎的性能在不同的挡上做了试验。
4.
(为诗等谱的)曲music written to go with a poem, etc.
Schubert's setting of a poem by Goethe
舒伯特为歌德的一首诗谱的曲
5.
(镶嵌宝石的)底座,底板,托板a piece of metal in which a precious stone is fixed to form a piece of jewellery
6.
(摆在桌上供一人用的)一套餐具a complete set of equipment for eating with (knife, fork, spoon, glass, etc.) for one person, arranged on a table
a place setting
一个座位的整套餐具

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