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insert meaning

[ in'sə:t ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "insert""insert" in a sentence
  • Verb: insert  in'surt
    1. Put or introduce into something
      "insert a picture into the text"
      - infix, enter, introduce 
    2. Introduce
      "Insert your ticket here"
      - enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce 
    3. Fit snugly into
      "insert your ticket into the slot"
      - tuck 
    4. Insert casually
      - slip in, stick in, sneak in
    Noun: insert  'insurt
    1. A folded section placed between the leaves of another publication 
    2. An artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
      - inset 
    3. (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
      - cut-in 
    4. (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
      - cut-in

    Derived forms: inserted, inserting, inserts

    See also: insertion

    Type of: add, append, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], attach, break, close in, disruption, enclose, gap, inclose, interruption, lay, place, pose, position, put, section, set, shut in, subdivision, supply

    Encyclopedia: Insert

  • [Architecture]

    A nonstructural repair to correct an appearance defect in laminated timber.


    An inlay of wood veneer, a patch, or a plug used to fill holes in plywood.


    See patch, 2.

  • [Business]
    verb, noun

    verb [+ obj] /; AmE /

    1 insert sth (in/into/between sth)

    to put sth into sth else or between two things:

    I inserted the disk into my computer.

    Our leaflets will be inserted in the next issue of the magazine.

    Insert coins into the slot and press for a ticket.


    to add sth to a piece of writing:

    Position the cursor where you want to insert a word.

    They have inserted an extra clause in the contract.


    insertion /; AmE / noun [U,C]:

    She suggested the insertion of an extra clause in the contract.

    full-page colour insertions

    The insertion rate

    (= the cost) depends on the number of words in the ad.

    noun /; AmE / (also inset, less frequent) [C]


    an extra section added to a book, newspaper or magazine, especially to advertise sth:

    an 8-page insert on the new car models

    Advertisers have spent more on magazine and newspaper inserts.

  • [Electronics]
    A (usually metallic) bushing that can be molded into a plastic part (or pressed into it after molding is completed) to provide a bearing sleeve or threaded hole.

  • [Medicine]
    vi of a muscle : to be in attachment to the part to be moved
  • insert the needle into the cloth, jane.
  • He quickly inserts the catheter.
  • If it is the end of the program, we insert the word stop.
  • Several other items are of interest when inserts are under consideration.
  • It is no harder to insert monkey genes than it is to insert fruit fly genes.
  • It is no harder to insert monkey genes than it is to insert fruit fly genes.
  • The jeweler cuts the metal band, inserts a new piece of metal in the gap.
  • Many insert bodies in green uniforms and gray life vests floated off it.
  • We can insert a short length of magnesium ribbon into the ignition charge to act as a fuse.
  • He couldn't insert his notepaper into the roller properly, his fingers were shaking so violently.
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