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Definition of set-up

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1. setup [ n ] equipment designed to serve a specific function

Used in print:

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

First , let us realize that whatever good this set-up achieved in earlier times , now the corporation per_se cannot take economic leadership .

Synonyms apparatus setup Related Terms equipment aerator generator telegraph lighting centrifuge pendulum X-ray_machine burner Kipp's_apparatus electrograph duplicator semaphore purifier chemical_reactor still nuclear_reactor optical_bench heliograph heat_pump incubator soda_fountain instillator submersible reformer condenser sequenator cloud_chamber titrator cascade_liquefier

2. setup [ n ] (informal) the way something is organized or arranged
Examples: "it takes time to learn the setup around here"

Used in print:

(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)

Looking the setup over , Stevens started coolly for the rear of the place .

Synonyms setup Related Terms manner colloquialism

3. setup [ n ] an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

Synonyms setup frame-up Related Terms falsification ensnare

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