set

(redirected from set-square)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

set

v. to schedule, as to "set a case for trial."

See: adjust, appraise, assemblage, assess, assign, cement, chain, chronic, class, compact, confederacy, crystallize, customary, deposit, designate, embed, firm, fix, fixed, formal, habitual, inexorable, ingrained, instate, inveterate, levy, locate, permanent, pertinacious, place, plant, positive, prescribe, prescriptive, prevalent, ready, repose, resolute, resolve, rigid, routine, settle, situated, society, stabilize, unyielding, usual

SET, contracts. Foreign bills of exchange are generally drawn in parts; as, "pay this my first bill of exchange, second and third of the same tenor and date not paid;" the whole of these parts, which make but one bill, are called a set. Chit. Bills, 175, 6, (edition of 1836); 2 Pardess. n. 342.

References in periodicals archive ?
I've lived in this Land with more Angles than a draughtsman's set-square for many years now.
Use a set-square to show that the difference in longitude (as the angle between planes a and c) may be measured in any plane of latitude, as shown in Figure 1.
Almost certainly belonging to an onboard shipwright, the tools include chisels, awls, bow drills, mallets, set-square, ruler, plumb-bob, and whetstone.