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Meaning of INSET

Pronunciation:  [n]'in`set, [v]in'set, 'in`set

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a piece of material inset to strengthen or enlarge a garment
  2. [n]  an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
  3. [n]  a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one
  4. [v]  set or place in

INSET is a 5 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: gusset, insert
 See Also: artefact, artifact, dickey, dickie, dicky, enclose, garment, icon, ikon, image, inclose, insert, introduce, picture, piece of cloth, piece of material, put in, shirtfront, stick in



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In*set"\, v. t.
    To infix. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  2. \In"set\, n.
    1. That which is inserted or set in; an insertion.
    2. (Bookbinding) One or more separate leaves inserted in a
       volume before binding; as:
       (a) A portion of the printed sheet in certain sizes of
           books which is cut off before folding, and set into
           the middle of the folded sheet to complete the
           succession of paging; -- also called offcut.
       (b) A page or pages of advertisements inserted.