insert definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To put or set into, between, or among: inserted one of the keys in lock. See Synonyms at introduce.
    • To put or introduce to the human anatomy of something; interpolate: place an illustration into a text.
    • to position into an orbit, trajectory, or stream.
    • setting within some thing; to put or thrust in; to present; to cause to enter, or be included, or included
  • noun:
    • One thing placed or designed for insertion, as an image or chart into written material.
    • a graphic inserted into text.
    • A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine, newsprint, etc.
    • Something placed.
    • a folded part put between the leaves of some other book
    • an artifact this is certainly inserted or perhaps is become inserted
    • (broadcasting) an area statement inserted into a network system
    • (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
  • verb:
    • to set up between or into.
    • fit snugly into
    • introduce
    • put or introduce into something
    • place casually
  • others:
    • to include; destination or reason enough to be positioned in or among; present: as, to insert a key in a lock; to place an ad in a newspaper.
    • In structure and zoology, to install, as a muscle or ligament to a bone. See insertion, 3.

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