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inset

Noun

1 a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one
2 an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted [syn: insert]
3 a piece of material inset to strengthen or enlarge a garment [syn: gusset] v : set or place in [also: insetting]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /'ɪnsεt/

Verb

  1. to insert something
  2. to add an inset to something

Noun

  1. a smaller thing set into a larger thing; such as a small picture inside a larger one
  2. anything inserted
  3. a small piece of material used to strengthen a garment
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