preset Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "preset" - English Dictionary

See all translations

presetverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌpriːˈset/ (present participle presetting, past tense and past participle preset)
to prepare a machine so it will operate or stop later, or to arrange for or agree to something: [+ to infinitive] I'll preset the oven to come on at 5 p.m. The agenda for the meeting has been preset.

presetadjective

uk   us   /ˈpriː.set/
arranged, agreed, or chosen earlier: We have a device which switches the lights on at a preset time in the evening. The shares will be sold at a preset price. relating to part of a machine that is used to prepare it to operate or stop later: a preset button
Translations of “preset”
in Chinese (Traditional) 預設,預置,給…預定時間, 預先安排…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预调,预置,给…预定时间, 预先安排…
(Definition of preset from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of preset?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “preset” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More