Setting vs When - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between setting and when

is that setting is the time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario while when is the time.

As a verb setting

is .

As an adjective setting

is that disappears below the horizon.

As an adverb when is

(interrogative) (used to introduce questions about time).

As a conjunction when is

at what time.

As a pronoun when is

(interrogative) what time; which time.

As an interjection when is

that's enough,.

setting

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
  • The act of setting.
  • the setting of the sun
    the setting , or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris
  • A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
  • A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
  • the volume setting on a television
  • The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
  • Hunting with a setter.
  • Something set in, or inserted.
  • * Bible, Exodus xxviii. 17
  • Thou shalt set in it settings of stones.
  • A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
  • *Schubert's setting of Goethe's poem
  • *Bach's setting of the Magnificat
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • that disappears below the horizon
  • Anagrams

    *

    when

    English

    (wikipedia when)

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (interrogative) (Used to introduce questions about time).
  • When will they arrive ?
  • (Used to introduce indirect questions about time).
  • Do you know when they arrived?
    Do you know when they will arrive?
    Do you know when they arrive?
  • At an earlier and less prosperous time.
  • He's mister high and mighty now, but I remember him when .

    Conjunction

    (missing senses) (English Conjunctions)
  • At what time.
  • :
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track.
  • *
  • *:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when , of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
  • At such time as.
  • :
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , title= Geothermal Energy , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.}}
  • As soon as.
  • :
  • At a time in the past.
  • :
  • *{{quote-news, year=2012, date=April 22, author=Sam Sheringham, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Liverpool 0-1 West Brom , passage=The Baggies had offered little threat until the 28th minute, but when their first chance came it was a clear one.}}

    Derived terms

    * whenwe

    Pronoun

    (English Pronouns)
  • (interrogative) What time; which time
  • Since when do I need your permission?

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The time.
  • A good article will cover the who, the what, the when , the where, the why and the how .

    See also

    * since when

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • That's enough,
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  • Derived terms

    * whenever

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