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(to do something) prepared or ready to do something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Are you set to cook the steaks? Yes, the fire is ready, and I'm all set to start.

set

1. n. a period of time that a band plays without a break; a thirty-minute jam session. We do two sets and then take a twenty-minute break.
2. n. a party. Your set was a totally major bash!
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Of interest here was to see how these two types of relaxation would affect the compression set values, based on specific test procedures.
He had won all 38 sets in Foothill competition last season, 28 in the regular season this year and his first seven sets in the Foothill tournament.
Wasteful tape recycle: Wasteful tape recycle usually results when the percent full setting is set too low or not high enough.
In a book-length mathematical argument that has been percolating through the set theory community for the last few years, Woodin has proved--apart from one missing piece that must still be filled in--that elegant axioms do exist and, crucially, that every elegant axiom would make the continuum hypothesis false.
Strain through a fine mesh sieve, season, and set aside keeping warm.
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Schnyder was knocked out when Sharapova won one set from Davenport.
Assuming that the workout is preceded by a five-minute warm-up, each set lasts 20-45 seconds (depending upon the number of reps and the duration of each), and 90 seconds to 2 minutes are allowed between sets, the workout will last approximately one hour.
Remove from the heat, add the bouquet garni, and set aside for 30 minutes.
The chip set can also operate using batteries at a voltage level as low as 2.
At various positions, the boundary even twists itself into fuzzy, miniature copies of the full Mandelbrot set.
Originally, a set of measurements was to be performed on o-ring segments to determine the appropriate temperature for an accelerated aging of the engineering model exciter simulating 17 years.
Total quantity or scope: 1 set milk and dairy products for the EU project "school milk"
Set 2 for squats or bench presses could be done using the old "21s" style.