Definition of Gusset

1. Noun. A piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate.




2. Noun. A metal plate used to strengthen a joist.
Exact synonyms: Gusset Plate
Generic synonyms: Brace, Bracing, Plate

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

Definition of Gusset

1. n. A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement.

Definition of Gusset

1. Noun. A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement. ¹

2. Noun. A small piece of mail, providing some protection where two plates of armor are joined, usually at the elbows, under the shoulders, and behind the knees. ¹

3. Noun. (context: machinery) A kind of bracket, or angular piece of iron, fastened in the angles of a structure to give strength or stiffness; esp., the part joining the barrel and the fire box of a locomotive boiler. ¹

4. Noun. (heraldiccharge) An abatement or mark of dishonor in a coat of arms, resembling a gusset. ¹

5. Noun. (roofing) A large flat metal piece wider than the valley to help prevent build-up at the base of the valley, either from debris or ice dam formations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gusset

1. to furnish with a reinforcing piece of material [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Gusset

1. 1. A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement. "Seam and gusset and band." (Hood) 2. Anything resembling a gusset in a garment; as: A kind of bracket, or angular piece of iron, fastened in the angles of a structure to give strength or stiffness; especially, the part joining the barrel and the fire box of a locomotive boiler. 3. An abatement or mark of dishonor in a coat of arms, resembling a gusset. Origin: F. Gousset armpit, fob, gusset, dim. Of gousse pod, husk; cf. It. Guscio shell, or W. Cwysed gore, gusset. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gusset

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Literary usage of Gusset

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"India rubber to slip and work out of the gusset ia much reduced. When gussets made in this manner are worked into boots or other articles the stitches by ..."

2. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"16 "Work — work — work, Till the brain begins to swim; Work — work — work, Till the eyes are heavy and dim I Seam, and gusset, and band, Band, and gusset, ..."

3. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1894)
"gusset Stays.—Fig. 81 shows the arrangement commonly adopted for staying the ends ... If the gusset stays are brought too near the flues, so that the boiler ..."

4. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"The gusset plates are designed by the methods outlined in Art. 170, Chap. VII. As an example of gusset-plate design, an investigation will be made of the ..."

5. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"The gusset plates are designed by the methods outlined in Art. 170, Chap. VII. As an example of gusset-plate design, an investigation will be made of the ..."

6. Structural Drafting and the Design of Details by Carlton Thomas Bishop (1922)
"gusset Plate — Continuous Chord. — This method of connecting the members of ... gusset plates are usually from Д" to f " thick, Д and f being commonly used ..."

7. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"In trusses of the size under consideration in this design, the angles are usually connected to the gusset plates by means of rivets through ..."

8. Sheet-metal Work: A Manual of Practical Self-instruction in the Art of by William Neubecker, American Technical Society (1917)
"137 shows a perspective of a gusset sheet A on a locomotive, the method of obtaining this pattern in heavy metal is shown in Fig. 138. ..."

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