Altimeter Setting

Science / Weather / Altimeter Setting: The pressure value to which an aircraft altimeter scale is set so that it will indicate the altitude above mean sea level of an aircraft on the ground at the location for which the value was determined.

Other Words for Setting

Setting Adjective Synonyms: mounting, scenery, background, backdrop, locale, location, surroundings, habitat, home, environs, environment, milieu, frame, context, site, placement, stage set or setting, mise en scŠne, scene

Pressure Altimeter

Science / Weather / Pressure Altimeter: An aneroid barometer calibrated to indicate altitude in feet instead of units of pressure. It is read accurately only in a standard atmosphere and when the correct altimeter setting is used. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Setting: The general locale, historical time, and social circumstances in which the action of a fictional or dramatic work occurs, the setting of an episode or scene within a work is the particular physical lo MORE

Radar Altimeter

Technology / Radar / Radar Altimeter: A radar altimeter is used by an aircraft to determine its height above terrain. MORE

Setting The Ball Short

Entertainment / Bowling / Setting The Ball Short: Either intentionally or by accident releasing the ball very near, or even behind, the foul line. MORE

T Setting

Entertainment / Photography / T Setting: See t (time). MORE

X Setting (X Sync)

Entertainment / Photography / X Setting (X Sync): Is the setting that causes the flash to burst in synchronization with the shutter. For some manual cameras, the x synch speed refers to the maximum speed that the camera can synchronize with the flash MORE