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Mutator vs. Setter

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Mutatornoun

That which causes mutation or change.

‘In object-oriented programming, the mutator function changes the value of the field that gives its name.’;

Setternoun

One who sets something, especially a typesetter.

‘The exam was so hard we assumed the question setter must have been in a bad mood.’; ‘Some crossword setters work for various newspapers under different pseudonyms.’;

Setternoun

A long-haired breed of gundog (Wikipedia).

‘She has a spaniel and a red setter.’;

Setternoun

(volleyball) The player who is responsible for setting, or passing, the ball to teammates for an attack.

Setternoun

(object-oriented programming) A function used to modify the value of some property of an object, contrasted with the getter.

Setternoun

A game or match that lasts a certain number of sets.

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Setternoun

One who hunts victims for sharpers.

Setternoun

One who adapts words to music in composition.

Setternoun

A shallow seggar for porcelain.

Setterverb

To cut the dewlap (of a cow or ox), and insert a seton, so as to cause an issue.

Setternoun

One who, or that which, sets; - used mostly in composition with a noun, as typesetter; or in combination with an adverb, as a setter on (or inciter), a setter up, a setter forth.

Setternoun

A hunting dog of a special breed originally derived from a cross between the spaniel and the pointer. Modern setters are usually trained to indicate the position of game birds by standing in a fixed position, but originally they indicated it by sitting or crouching.

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Setternoun

One who hunts victims for sharpers.

Setternoun

One who adapts words to music in composition.

Setternoun

An adornment; a decoration; - with off.

‘They come as . . . setters off of thy graces.’;

Setternoun

A shallow seggar for porcelain.

Setterverb

To cut the dewlap (of a cow or an ox), and to insert a seton, so as to cause an issue.

Setternoun

one who sets written material into type

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Setternoun

a long-haired dog formerly trained to crouch on finding game but now to point

Setter

The setter is a type of gundog used most often for hunting game such as quail, pheasant, and grouse. In the UK, the four setter breeds, together with the pointers, usually form a subgroup within the gundog group as they share a common function.

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