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set

(set),
1. A readiness to perceive or respond in some way; an attitude that facilitates or predetermines an outcome, for example, prejudice or bigotry as a set to respond negatively, independently of the merits of the stimulus.
2. To reduce a fracture, that is, to bring the bones back into a normal position or alignment.
3. Defined group of events, objects, data, distinguishable from other groups.
[M.E. sette, fr. O.Fr., fr. Med. L. secta, course, fr. sequor, to follow]

set

(sĕt)
v.
1. To put into a stable position.
2. To fix firmly or in an immobile manner.
3. To become fixed or hardened; coagulate.
4. To bring the bones of a fracture back into a normal position or alignment.
n.
1. The act or process of setting.
2. The condition resulting from setting.
3. A permanent firming or hardening of a substance, as by cooling.
4. The carriage or bearing of a part of the body.
5. A particular psychological state, usually that of anticipation or preparedness.

set

Drug slang
A regional term for a place where illicit drugs are sold.

Vox populi 
A collection; a grouping of similar things.

set

(set)
1. To reduce a fracture, i.e., to bring the fragments back into a normal position or alignment.
2. A readiness to perceive or to respond in some way; a mindset; an attitude that affects or predetermines an outcome, e.g., prejudice or bigotry.
[M.E. sette, fr. O.Fr., fr. Med. L. secta, course, fr. sequor, to follow]

set

(set)
1. Readiness to perceive or respond in some way; attitude that facilitates or predetermines an outcome, e.g., prejudice or bigotry as a set to respond negatively, independently of merits of the stimulus.
2. To reduce a fracture, i.e., to bring bones back into a normal position or alignment.
3. Defined group of events, objects, data, distinguishable from other groups.
[M.E. sette, fr. O.Fr., fr. Med. L. secta, course, fr. sequor, to follow]

Patient discussion about set

Q. What she should do, if found positive? my wife who is 31 years, had breast cancer history in her family and I have advised her to have a test. She will have her test done next week. What she should do, if found positive?

A. I think you must pray that she is not positive, but if found positive let the doctor start the treatment and she should cooperate with doctor. She needs to learn about her problem and also the ways to cope them, like by having good diet and fitness, which she would require when the treatment or surgery will be done. Thanks ....and hope she is not positive…

Q. What are carbohydrates and where they are found and what is their nutritional value?

A. You got it.

Q. how can i deal with my newly found pulic speaking anxiety?

A. From what I understand, some studies have shown that more people harbor a fear of public speaking than do of death.
My best advice would be to begin by practicing speaking before a mirror, picturing someone else's face. Then try speaking before friends.
Community colleges and adult learning programs often have classes/workshops on speech, and I personally found such a class to have been extremely valuable.
Best of luck to you.

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