Definition of unset in English:



  • (of a jewel) not yet placed in a setting; unmounted.

    ‘ten unset sapphires’
    • ‘Polishers, setters and a goldsmith all work here on view, and more than 2,500 pieces of diamond jewellery and unset diamonds are displayed.’
    • ‘This is the largest diamond exhibition ever assembled and features magnificent unset stones, incredible jewelry, and wonderful artwork from the past seven centuries.’
    • ‘The consumption tax for unset polished diamond and diamond jewellery is to be collected at a reduced rate of 5 per cent.’