Also, put to rights . Place in proper condition or order. For example, The caterer promised to set the room to rights before he left , or Don’t worry, the lawyer will put the will to rights . These terms date from the second half of the 1600s, although to rights in the sense of “in proper order” was first recorded about 1330. Also see set right
noun, plural setulae [sech-uh-lee] /ˈsɛtʃ əˌli/ (Show IPA). Botany, Zoology. 1. a short, blunt seta.
adjective, Botany, Zoology. 1. having or covered with setulae.
noun 1. organization; arrangement. 2. an act or instance of setting up or getting ready: The setup of the lights and camera took most of the morning. 3. the carriage of the body; bearing. 4. a camera position, as for a particular shot. 5. everything required for an alcoholic drink except the liquor, as a […]
noun 1. Surveying. station (def 14a). a surveying instrument precisely positioned for observations from a station. a gap between the end of a chain or tape being used for a measurement and the point toward which it is laid. 2. set-ups, setting-up exercises.