Insets



[noun in-set; verb in-set] /noun ˈɪnˌsɛt; verb ɪnˈsɛt/

noun
1.
something inserted; insert.
2.
a small picture, map, etc., inserted within the border of a larger one.
3.
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4.
the act of setting in.
5.
a piece of cloth or other material set into a garment, usually as an ornamental panel.
verb (used with object), inset, insetting.
6.
to set in or insert, as an inset:
to inset a panel in a dress.
7.
to insert an inset in:
to inset a mounting with jewels.
verb (ɪnˈsɛt) -sets, -setting, -set
1.
(transitive) to set or place in or within; insert
noun (ˈɪnˌsɛt)
2.
something inserted
3.
(printing)

4.
a piece of fabric inserted into a garment, as to shape it or for decoration
5.
a flowing in, as of the tide
n.

1550s, “influx of water, place where water flows in,” from in + set (n.2). Meaning “extra pages of a book, etc.” is from 1875; that of “small map in the border of a larger one” is from 1881.

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