Definitions of insertion

  1. Narrow slips of lace, &c., inserted in dresses, handkerchiefs, ladies fancy work, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted; "with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told"; "with many insertions in the margins" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The condition or mode of being inserted or attached; as, the insertion of stamens in a calyx. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which is set in or inserted, especially a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; - in contradistinction to its origin. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act of putting in; that which is put in, as lace in a garment, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Act of inserting: condition of being inserted: that which is inserted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The act of inserting; something inserted. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of inserting; the state of being inserted; the thing or matter inserted. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Point of attachment of organs, muscles; the point on which the force of a muscle is applied. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for insertion

  1. It may, however, serve to show that Ireland's record in sport, like her record in so many other things set forth in this book, is great and glorious enough to warrant the insertion of this short chapter among those which tell of old achievements and feats of high emprize. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  2. I can find nothing suspicious in them, except the deliberate insertion of formulae which occur in genuine ballads. – Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang