Scenery vs. Set

Scenery vs. Set — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Scenery and Set

Scenerynoun

View, natural features, landscape.

Setverb

(transitive) To put (something) down, to rest.

Set the tray there.

Scenerynoun

Stage backdrops, property and other items on a stage that give the impression of the location of the scene.

Setverb

(transitive) To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.

I have set my heart on running the marathon.

Scenerynoun

the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;

they worked all night painting the scenery

Setverb

(transitive) To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.

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Scenerynoun

the appearance of a place

Setverb

To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.

to set a coach in the mud

Setverb

(transitive) To determine or settle.

to set the rent

Setverb

(transitive) To adjust.

I set the alarm at 6 a.m.

Setverb

(transitive) To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.

Setverb

(transitive) To arrange with dishes and cutlery, to set the table.

Please set the table for our guests.
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Setverb

(transitive) To introduce or describe.

I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.

Setverb

(transitive) To locate (a play, etc.); to assign a backdrop to.

He says he will set his next film in France.

Setverb

(transitive) To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).

This crossword was set by Araucaria.

Setverb

(transitive) To prepare (a stage or film set).

Setverb

(transitive) To fit (someone) up in a situation.

Setverb

(transitive) To arrange (type).

It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.

Setverb

(transitive) To devise and assign (work) to.

The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.

Setverb

To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.

Setverb

(intransitive) To solidify.

The glue sets in four minutes.

Setverb

(transitive) To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.

to set milk for cheese

Setverb

(intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.

The moon sets at eight o'clock tonight.

Setverb

To defeat a contract.

Setverb

To begin to move; to go forth.

Setverb

To produce after pollination.

to set seed

Setverb

To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.

Setverb

To sit be in a seated position.

He sets in that chair all day.

Setverb

To hunt game with the aid of a setter.

Setverb

Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.

The dog sets the bird.Your dog sets well.

Setverb

(obsolete) To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly; to set out.

Setverb

(ambitransitive) To fit music to words.

Setverb

(ambitransitive) To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.

to set pear trees in an orchard

Setverb

To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.

Setverb

To have a certain direction of motion; to flow; to move on; to tend.

The current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.

Setverb

To place or fix in a setting.

to set a precious stone in a border of metalto set glass in a sash

Setverb

To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.

to set (that is, to hone) a razorto set a saw

Setverb

To extend and bring into position; to spread.

to set the sails of a ship

Setverb

To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.

to set a psalm

Setverb

To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.

to set a broken bone

Setverb

(masonry) To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.

Setverb

(obsolete) To wager in gambling; to risk.

Setverb

To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.

Setverb

(obsolete) To value; to rate; used with at.

Setverb

To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.

to set a good example; to set lessons to be learned

Setverb

(Scotland) To suit; to become.

It sets him ill.

Setverb

To divide a class group in a subject according to ability

Setnoun

A punch for setting nails in wood.

nail set

Setnoun

A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.

television set

Setnoun

: a hole made and lived in by a badger.

Setnoun

: pattern of threads and yarns.

Setnoun

: piece of quarried stone.

Setnoun

(horticulture) A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.

Setnoun

The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.

Setnoun

That which is staked; a wager; hence, a gambling game.

Setnoun

(engineering) Permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.

the set of a spring

Setnoun

(piledriving) A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise be reached by the weight, or hammer.

Setnoun

The width of the body of a type.

Setnoun

A young oyster when first attached.

Setnoun

Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.

Setnoun

A series or group of something. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun)

Setnoun

(colloquial) The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.

the set of a coat

Setnoun

The camber of a curved roofing tile.

Setnoun

A young plant fit for setting out; a slip; shoot.

Setnoun

A rudimentary fruit.

Setnoun

The setting of the sun or other luminary; (by extension) the close of the day.

Setnoun

General movement; direction; drift; tendency.

Setnoun

A matching collection of similar things. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 1, Noun.)

a set of tables

Setnoun

A collection of various objects for a particular purpose.

a set of tools

Setnoun

An object made up of several parts.

a set of steps

Setnoun

(set theory) A collection of zero or more objects, possibly infinite in size, and disregarding any order or repetition of the objects which may be contained within it.

Setnoun

Set theory.

Setnoun

A group of people, usually meeting socially.

the country set

Setnoun

The scenery for a film or play.

Setnoun

(dance) The initial or basic formation of dancers.

Setnoun

(exercise) A group of repetitions of a single exercise performed one after the other without rest.

Setnoun

(tennis) A complete series of games, forming part of a match.

Setnoun

(volleyball) A complete series of points, forming part of a match.

Setnoun

(volleyball) The act of directing the ball to a teammate for an attack.

Setnoun

(music) A musical performance by a band, disc jockey, etc., consisting of several musical pieces.

Setnoun

(music) A drum kit, a drum set.

He plays the set on Saturdays.

Setnoun

A class group in a subject where pupils are divided by ability.

Setnoun

Three of a kind, especially if two cards are in one's hand and the third is on the board. Compare three of a kind, especially with two cards on the board and one in one's hand.

Setadjective

Fixed in position.

Setadjective

Rigid, solidified.

Setadjective

Ready, prepared.

on your marks, get set, go!;on your marks, set, go!

Setadjective

Intent, determined (to do something).

set on getting to his destination

Setadjective

Prearranged.

a set menu

Setadjective

Fixed in one’s opinion.

I’m set against the idea of smacking children to punish them.

Setadjective

(of hair) Fixed in a certain style.

Setnoun

a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used;

a set of booksa set of golf clubsa set of teeth

Setnoun

(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols;

the set of prime numbers is infinite

Setnoun

several exercises intended to be done in series;

he did four sets of the incline bench press

Setnoun

representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production;

the sets were meticulously authentic

Setnoun

an unofficial association of people or groups;

the smart set goes therethey were an angry lot

Setnoun

a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way;

the set of his mind was obvious

Setnoun

the act of putting something in position;

he gave a final set to his hat

Setnoun

a unit of play in tennis or squash;

they played two sets of tennis after dinner

Setnoun

the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization;

the hardening of concretehe tested the set of the glue

Setnoun

evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

Setnoun

the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon;

before the set of sun

Setnoun

(psychology) a temporary readiness to respond in a particular way;

the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solutionhis instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set

Setnoun

any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals;

the early sets ran on storage batteries

Setverb

put into a certain place or abstract location;

Put your things hereSet the tray downSet the dogs on the scent of the missing childrenPlace emphasis on a certain point

Setverb

fix conclusively or authoritatively;

set the rules

Setverb

decide upon or fix definitely;

fix the variablesspecify the parameters

Setverb

establish as the highest level or best performance;

set a record

Setverb

put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state;

set the house afire

Setverb

fix in a border;

The goldsmith set the diamond

Setverb

make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc;

Get the children ready for school!prepare for warI was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Setverb

set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly;

set clocks or instruments

Setverb

locate;

The film is set in Africa

Setverb

disappear beyond the horizon;

the sun sets early these days

Setverb

adapt for performance in a different way;

set this poem to music

Setverb

put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground;

Let's plant flowers in the garden

Setverb

apply or start;

set fire to a building

Setverb

become gelatinous;

the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

Setverb

put into a position that will restore a normal state;

set a broken bone

Setverb

insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

Setverb

give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor

Setverb

urge a dog to attack someone

Setverb

estimate;

We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Setverb

equip with sails, masts, etc.;

rig a ship

Setverb

get ready for a particular purpose or event;

set up an experimentset the tablelay out the tools for the surgery

Setverb

alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard;

Adjust the clock, pleasecorrect the alignment of the front wheels

Setverb

bear fruit;

the apple trees fructify

Setverb

arrange attractively;

dress my hair for the wedding

Setadjective

(usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed;

in no fit state to continuefit to droplaughing fit to burstshe was fit to screamprimed for a fightwe are set to go at any time

Setadjective

fixed and unmoving;

with eyes set in a fixed glassy starehis bearded face already has a set hollow looka face rigid with pain

Setadjective

situated in a particular spot or position;

valuable centrally located urban landstrategically placed artillerya house set on a hilltopnicely situated on a quiet riverbank

Setadjective

set down according to a plan:

a carefully laid table with places set for four peoplestones laid in a pattern

Setadjective

being below the horizon;

the moon is set

Setadjective

determined or decided upon as by an authority;

date and place are already determinedthe dictated terms of surrenderthe time set for the launching

Setadjective

converted to solid form (as concrete)