Definition of Inset

1. Noun. A small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one.

Generic synonyms: Icon, Ikon, Image, Picture

2. Verb. Set or place in.

3. Noun. An artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted.
Exact synonyms: Insert
Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact
Specialized synonyms: Dickey, Dickie, Dicky, Shirtfront
Derivative terms: Insert, Insert

4. Noun. A piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment.
Exact synonyms: Gusset
Group relationships: Garment
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Cloth, Piece Of Material

Definition of Inset

1. v. t. To infix.

2. n. That which is inserted or set in; an insertion.

Definition of Inset

1. Verb. (transitive) to set in; infix or implant ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to insert something ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) to add an inset to something ¹

4. Noun. a smaller thing set into a larger thing; such as a small picture inside a larger one ¹

5. Noun. anything inserted ¹

6. Noun. a small piece of material used to strengthen a garment ¹

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Definition of Inset

1. to insert [v -SETTED, -SETTING, -SETS] - See also: insert

Inset Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inset

insertional mutagenesis
inservice training
inset (current term)

Literary usage of Inset

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress: With by Clara Egli Le Gear, Philip Lee Phillips, Library of Congress Map Division (1920)
"inset: Plan of a proposed communication between the Atlantic & Pacific oceans. ... inset: Environs of Jerusalem. " 72. Lengths of the principal rivers in ..."

2. Galloupe's General Index to Engineering Periodicals ...: Comprising by Francis Ellis Galloupe (1893)
"Sep - 92 MEAT market, old, Haarlem, Holland, inset E Rec • Feb 14-91 MOBBERLY Hall, Cheshire. England, inset E Rec * Nov 26-92 MUSEUM building and ..."

3. Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS(R) Software by SAS Institute (2001)
"UNIVARIATE has calculated, but an inset can also display values that you provide in a SAS ... To add a table of summary statistics, use the inset statement. ..."

4. Galloup's General Index to Engineering Periodicals: Comprising Engineering by Francis Ellis Galloupe (1893)
"Y Hall, Cheshire, England, inset E Ree* Nov 2C>-92 Mi sri M building and ... Germany, inset E Ree * Dec S6-91 Swiss Vecchia inn. Maloja Pass, inset E ..."

5. Galloup's General Index to Engineering Periodicals: Comprising Engineering by Francis Ellis Galloupe (1893)
"West, states, inset map No 5 * Jan 28; So. West., inset map 6 * Mar 3; far West., ... Dec 27-9O E News in '00 and for five years, inset map, ed. ..."

6. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Antonyms: see WITHDRAWAL, REMOVAL. 2. Referring to what is inserted: spec. panel, insert., inlay, inset. insignificance, n. 1. meaninglessness (cf. ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"The number of maps in the present (the third, edition, are greatly in excess of those given in the second ; being 90 principa and 394 inset maps, ..."

8. Base SAS(R) 9.1.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition, Volumes 1-4 by Sas Institute (2006)
"By default, if you locate the inset in the interior of the plot then the font is ... If all the keywords that you list in the inset statement are secondary ..."

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