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sett

 (sĕt)
n.
1. The number of warp threads per inch or centimeter on a loom.
2. A badger's den.
3. A paving stone.

[Variant of set, act of setting, place where something is set.]

sett

(sɛt) or

set

n
1. (Civil Engineering) a small rectangular paving block made of stone, such as granite, used to provide a durable road surface. Compare cobblestone
2. (Zoology) the burrow of a badger
3. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. a square in a pattern of tartan
b. the pattern itself
[C19: variant of set1 (n)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sett - rectangular paving stone with curved topsett - rectangular paving stone with curved top; once used to make roads
paving stone - a stone used for paving
Translations

sett

[set] Nmadriguera f (de tejón)

sett

[ˈsɛt] n [badger] → terrier m

sett

, (US) set
n (= badger’s den)Bau m
References in periodicals archive ?
Police say "concerted efforts" have been made to damage the large sett, which is still being used by badgers.
The judge said it was "a sophisticated and well planned venture to attack a badger sett".
If a body count, or examination of the badgers is required, then a digger can recover them from the sett.
Sergeant Rob Taylor, from the force's wildlife crime unit, said: "Assisted by colleagues from Merseyside Police, five Wildlife and Countryside Act search warrants were executed in the Merseyside area and a local man was arrested in connection with disturbance and digging of a badger sett in the Holywell area in April this year.
The aim of our paper was to find natural and anthropogenic features important for sett habitat selection in BPF within the boundaries of Poland (595 [km.sup.2]), and specifically, to investigate the relative importance of food supply, geological conditions, human activity and the neighbouring badger territories for sett location.
Border terrier Boh, aged 23 months, had chased a rabbit into a badger's sett and ended up trapped when he refused to let go of his prey.
Standing on a road where he could see the sett, he clearly saw the two men and their dogs.
District judge Marie Mallon declined jurisdiction and adjourned the case back to the Con sett court on January 20 when it will be committed to Durham Crown Court.
Biologists at the University of Warwick said they had come up with a tool which could help target infected badger setts in a bid to help control the disease in cattle.
But after watching the Irishman get the best out of 5-1 favourite Cornish Sett to share the spoils in the pounds 100,000 handicap chase with the Jamie Moore- Ridden Horus (22-1), Nicholls can be assured Walsh is as fit as ever.
The Executive's forestry department will have to grant the builders a licence to cut down trees within 20 metres of the sett.
The board partners with WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Sudbury Chapter and is preparing for the April 28th launch of a Web-based, multimedia project, specifically geared to the youth in Northern Ontario, that will profile careers in SETT.