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English definition of “set”

set

verb [I] (SUN)    /set/ (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B1 (of the sun , moon , or planets ) to go down below the horizon (= the line at which the Earth seems to join the sky ): We sat on the beach and watched the sun set. The setting sun cast long shadows across the lawn . → See also sunsetAstronomy - general words
(Definition of set verb (SUN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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