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English definition of “setting”

setting

noun [C] (CONTROLS)    /ˈset.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈset̬-/
a position on the controls of a piece of equipment : My hairdryer has three settings - high, medium , and low . You don't need to adjust the setting every time you take a photo .Measurements in general
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