3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inset \In*set"\, verb (used with an object) To infix. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Inset \In"set\, noun

1. That which is inserted or set in; an insertion.

2. (Bookbinding) One or more separate leaves inserted in a volume before binding; as: (a) A portion of the printed sheet in certain sizes of books which is cut off before folding, and set into the middle of the folded sheet to complete the succession of paging; -- also called {offcut}. (b) A page or pages of advertisements inserted.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one

2: an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted [syn: {insert}, {inset}]

3: a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment [syn: {gusset}, {inset}]


1: set or place in

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