Noun Definition


1.Definition: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols

"The set of prime numbers is infinite"

Category: General

2.Definition: (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"

Related Noun(s):readiness

Category: General

3.Definition: 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"

Category: General

4.Definition: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

"The set of his mind was obvious"

Related Noun(s):bent

Category: General

5.Definition: a unit of play in tennis or squash

"They played two sets of tennis after dinner"

Category: General

6.Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups

"The smart set goes there", "They were an angry lot"

Related Noun(s):band, circle, lot

Category: General

7.Definition: any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals

"The early sets ran on storage batteries"

Category: Objects

8.Definition: evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

Related Noun(s):seth

Category: People

9.Definition: representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production

"The sets were meticulously authentic"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: several exercises intended to be done in series

"He did four sets of the incline bench press"

Category: General

11.Definition: the act of putting something in position

"He gave a final set to his hat"

Category: General

12.Definition: the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon

"Before the set of sun"

Category: General

13.Definition: the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

"The hardening of concrete", "He tested the set of the glue"

Related Noun(s):solidification

Category: General