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  • This led to the familiar set-up that was maintained in the following series.
  • This use of a set order of service is not unlike the Catholic tradition.
  • However, his main area of work soon became set theory, especially the theory of ordered sets.
  • Cleveland has served as the setting for several major studio and independent films.
  • But better anything than stop, for the devil is to get set a-going again. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • Its urban setting has made it a sought-after location for international film productions.
  • By the mid-1930s they only ran in one or two car sets.
  • The club played a major role in setting up a ladies league in Scotland.
  • The set S together with the well-order relation is then called a well-ordered set.
  • After the upgrade they ran as four-car rather than two-car sets.
  • He also wrote the first set of official baseball rules.
  • He even went so far to set up statues to honor and respect these people.
  • Many of the stories have them travel to foreign countries, though others are set in and around their village.
  • As he only had a four song set, he wrote a lot of his material whilst on tour.
  • The field and the stage area remain preserved in their rural setting.
  • This eventually caused a fire on set and the studios Fire Department arrived.
  • The European book manufacturing industry works to a completely different set of standards.
  • The two disc set consists of all ten episodes of season two.
  • This game was taken by retired officers back to England where it developed and rules were set out.
  • A four-disc set of the complete series of both complete series titles has also been released.
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Meaning of set

  • noun A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    a set of books, a set of golf clubs, a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    the set of prime numbers is infinite
  • noun Several exercises intended to be done in series
    he did four sets of the incline bench press
  • noun An unofficial association of people or groups
    the smart set goes there, they were an angry lot
  • noun The act of putting something in position
    he gave a final set to his hat
  • noun A unit of play in tennis or squash
    they played two sets of tennis after dinner
  • noun Evil egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of osiris
  • noun The descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
    before the set of sun
  • noun (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
    the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution, his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set
  • noun Any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
    the early sets ran on storage batteries
  • verb Establish as the highest level or best performance
    set a record
  • verb Put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
    set the house afire
  • verb Fix in a border
    The goldsmith set the diamond
  • verb Set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
    set clocks or instruments
  • verb Locate
    The film is set in Africa
  • verb Disappear beyond the horizon
    the sun sets early these days
  • verb Apply or start
    set fire to a building
  • verb Put into a position that will restore a normal state
    set a broken bone
  • verb Insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
  • verb Give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor