The sewing instructor gave a lesson to the class on the construction of set-in sleeves for a women's suit jacket.
An example of set-in used as an adjective is a dress with set-in sleeves.
- Made or placed as a part of another unit or structure: a set-in stereo cabinet.
- Made separately and stitched into the main part: a dress with set-in sleeves.
(third-person singular simple present sets in, present participle setting in, simple past and past participle set in)
- To take root, become established.
- That was the point at which the rot set in.
- The fabric is doubled in the seat, which both makes it stronger and creates a set-in rear pocket perfect for holding a wallet.
- The surplice bodice has pleat shaping over the wrap tie, and the set-in waist can be adjusted for your most flattering fit.
- Charter Club Plus Size Hoodie Robe (pictured): This fine-looking robe falls just above the ankles with features like an adjustable hood with ribbon ties, zippered front, and set-in long sleeves.