Set-in meaning

sĕt'ĭn'
Material, as for a book, that is inserted; an insert.
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The definition of set-in is parts which are made separately and then placed together.

An example of set-in used as an adjective is a dress with set-in sleeves.

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Made or placed as a part of another unit or structure.

A set-in stereo cabinet.

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Made separately and stitched into the main part.

A dress with set-in sleeves.

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Made as a separate unit to fit within another part.

A set-in sleeve.

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To take root, become established.

That was the point at which the rot set in.

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