Set is a god of chaos, fire, deserts, trickery, storms, envy, disorder, violence, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion. He represents reconciled combatants of war and is the lord of the red desert. Set is a kind of in between god, not at the top like Zeus nor all that famous, like Achilles. Set is also called Seth sometimes. Seth is a strong name, suggesting strength. As gods go, he does alright.
A movie set is a place built to look like the scene the actors will play their parts in. It could be the main street of a town, with just the front face of buildings seen from the angle of the camera. When we toured Universal Studios we saw the back sides of many building facades held up with braces and with platforms for camera crews to work from. The set is the combination of all things that provide the setting
To set is to make firm, adjust, make final readiness changes. Jello will set from liquid to rubbery yummy stuff. We set the alarm on our click by adjusting the ‘alarm set time’. When the runners are on the blocks and the race about to begin, the starter instructs them to get ready, set (final position), go. The rules etc for a contest are set well before the judging so contestants know what to offer in order to win
A set of things go together, work together to achieve a common outcome. A set of dinner dishes is a great example. A set of twins is sort of like that, they do go together. A chess set is a collection of pieces used to play that game. A set can be extensive, like a set of sockets for tightening and loosening bolts. They can range from 1/8 of an inch diameter up to a few inches in 1/16 inch increments, or just a basic set of six
The set of the mind is the most powerful of all. When I set my mind to something, get out of the way, I’m on it, I’m going and I’m not to be stopped. Whoa, such power and sometimes the mind is set with little regard to the consequences. Neighbours have been known to live in a state of feud for long times and the source of it is but a misunderstanding. We might be well advised to take care in designing our mindset.