Inset meaning

ĭnsĕt, ĭn-sĕt
Something set in, as:
  • A small map or illustration set within a larger one.
  • A leaf or group of pages inserted into a publication.
  • A piece of material set into a garment as decoration or trim.
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Something set in; insert.
  • A smaller picture or map set within the border of a larger one.
  • A piece of material set into a garment.
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To set in; insert.
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To furnish with an inset.
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To set into something; insert.
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To set in; infix or implant.
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To insert something.
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To add an inset to something.
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A smaller thing set into a larger thing; such as a small picture inside a larger one.
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Anything inserted.
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A small piece of material used to strengthen a garment.
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Origin of inset

  • From Middle English insetten, from Old English insettan (“to set in, institute, appoint”), equivalent to in- +‎ set. Cognate with Dutch inzetten (“to insert, set in”), Low German insetten (“to set in”), German einsetzen (“to insert, employ”), Danish indsætte (“to insert”), Swedish insätta (“to inset, induct, institute”), Icelandic innsetja (“to install”).

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