an initial letter, especially of the first word of a chapter or other section of a book, magazine, etc., larger than the body type and occupying two or more lines in depth, causing body type to be set around it.
[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. . 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 […]
- In seventh heaven
In a state of bliss, as in John was in seventh heaven when the director praised his speech. Used figuratively since the early 1800s, this term alludes to the dwelling place of God in highest of the seven concentric spheres that surround the earth in the system recognized by both Muslims and ancient Jews.
[in-sev-er-uh-buh l, -sev-ruh-] /ɪnˈsɛv ər ə bəl, -ˈsɛv rə-/ adjective 1. unable to be severed or separated: an inseverable alliance.
/ɪnˈʃælə/ sentence substitute 1. (Islam) if Allah wills it 1857, phonetic spelling of Arabic in sha Allah “if Allah wills (it).”