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Meaning of INSERT

Pronunciation:  [n]'insurt, [v]in 'surt, in'surt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (film) a still inserted and interrupting the action; (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network broadcast
  2. [n]  an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
  3. [n]  a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  4. [v]  introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
  5. [v]  insert casually; "She slipped in a reference to her own work"
  6. [v]  fit snugly into
  7. [v]  put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"

INSERT is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: cut-in, enclose, enter, inclose, infix, inset, introduce, introduce, put in, slip in, sneak in, stick in, stick in, tuck
 See Also: accessory, add, append, appurtenance, artefact, artifact, attach, cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, catheterise, catheterize, connect, cup, dickey, dickie, dicky, embed, enclose, engraft, feed, feed in, foist, glass, graft, imbed, implant, inclose, inject, inoculate, input, inset, instil, instill, interlard, intersperse, intubate, penetrate, plant, plug in, sandwich, section, shirtfront, shoot, shut in, slip, spatchcock, subdivision, supplement, supply, transplant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*sert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inserted}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Inserting}.] [L. insertus, p. p. of inserere to insert;
pref. in- in + serere to join, connect. See {Series}.]
To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce;
to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to
insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or
passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a

      These words were very weakly inserted where they will
      be so liable to misconstruction.         --Bp.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A fragment of DNA which has been inserted into a cloning vector. The insert is the piece of DNA which molecular biologists are interested in studying and/or duplicating in vast quantities.
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