setup

[ set-uhp ]
/ ˈsɛtˌʌp /

noun

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Origin of setup

First recorded in 1600–10; noun use of verb phrase set up

usage note for setup

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Definition for setup (2 of 2)

set-up
[ set-uhp ]
/ ˈsɛtˌʌp /

noun

Surveying.
  1. station(def 14a).
  2. a surveying instrument precisely positioned for observations from a station.
  3. a gap between the end of a chain or tape being used for a measurement and the point toward which it is laid.
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