insert

Definitions

  • Inserting a Bit in Stock
    Inserting a Bit in Stock
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v insert introduce "Insert your ticket here"
    • v insert insert casually "She slipped in a reference to her own work"
    • v insert fit snugly into "insert your ticket into the slot","tuck your shirttail in"
    • v insert put or introduce into something "insert a picture into the text"
    • n insert (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
    • n insert (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
    • n insert an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
    • n insert a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Found a box of Tampax Tampons: "Remove used tampon before inserting a new one."
    • v. t Insert To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper. "These words were very weakly inserted where they will be so liable to misconstruction."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Escape maps, compasses, and files were inserted into Monopoly game boards and smuggled into POW camps inside Germany during W.W.II; real money for escapees was slipped into the packs of Monopoly money.
    • insert To put in; place or cause to be placed in or among; introduce: as, to insert a key in a lock; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper.
    • insert In anatomy and zoology, to attach, as a muscle or ligament to a bone. See insertion, 3.
    • n insert Something inserted. Specifically— An additional sentence or passage annexed to a proof to be inserted in the print; a rider.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Insert in-sėrt′ to introduce into: to put in or among
    • n Insert (in′sėrt) something additional inserted into a proof, &c.; a circular, or the like, placed for posting within the folds of a paper or leaves of a book
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Quotations

  • Norman Douglas
    Norman%20Douglas
    “One can always trust to time. Insert a wedge of time and nearly everything straightens itself out.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. insertus, p. p. of inserere, to insert; pref. in-, in + serere, to join, connect. See Series

Usage

In literature:

Mastoid insertion of sterno-mastoid muscle.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
I move to strike out the word "thirty," and insert the word "ten.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Over each table suspend a small wooden ball with tiny holes in, just large enough to insert the smallest size flag having a wooden staff.
"Games For All Occasions" by Mary E. Blain
And here it will be requisite to inserte a letter or too that may give light to these proceedings.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
At the end of the north aisle is a pointed doorway, inserted for the use of St. Nicholas' parishioners in 1327.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester" by G. H. Palmer
Bobby inked the type and inserted a fresh card.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
I now turned to feel for the rat, taking the precaution, as before, to insert my hands into the buskins.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
To him also is credited, mainly on Leland's authority, the insertion of the south porch.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
Where would you make the insertion, and to what effect?
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
In a few minutes I wet and inserted a soft cloth cork in the child's ears.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
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In poetry:

There was an Old Person of Ewell,
Who chiefly subsisted on gruel;
But to make it more nice
He inserted some mice,
Which refreshed that Old Person of Ewell.
"Limerick:There was an Old Person of Ewell" by Edward Lear
"As a wife I was true. But, such my unease
That, could I insert a deed back in Time,
I'd make her yours, to secure your care;
And the scandal bear,
And the penalty for the crime!"
"Her Death And After" by Thomas Hardy
So he left all his property, legal and straight,
To "the cursedest rascal in all of the State."
But the name he refused to insert, for, said he:
"Let each man consider himself legatee."
"The Legatee" by Ambrose Bierce
The bud inserted in the rind,
The bud of peach or rose,
Adorns, though differing in its kind,
The stock whereon it grows With flower as sweet or full as fair
As if produced by nature there.
"To The Rev. William Cawthorne Unwin" by William Cowper

In news:

Bill could require inserted ultrasound to get abortion.
A bill facing de­bate in the Alabama Senate could require a woman seeking an abortion to un­dergo an ultrasound in which a doctor or technician inserted an ultrasound transducer, or wand, into her vagina.
Redskins' Brandon Banks has tube inserted in chest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins kick returner Brandon Banks (FSY) had a tube inserted in his chest and remained hospitalized following a stabbing.
Twitter on the Verge of Inserting Promoted Tweets in Timelines.
Some surgeons inserting stents through the wrist.
Inserting Politics Into Justice.
Targeted ad insertion for multi-screen.
Topical mitomycin C application before myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion : Does it affect the final outcome.
ABB AquaProbe insertion flowmeter is available with mains, battery, and renewable power sources.
Insertion flowmeter offers more power for users.
Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to easily add multiple insertion points for your blocks so you can pick and choose the one that works best for you.
The Proper Insertion Technique for Sex (and Confidence Therein).
What's the protocol for inserting yourself into your partner.
I have always let the woman insert me, but I worry that's a sign of lack of skill.
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In science:

Ports are provided to allow insertion of radiation sources for regular monitoring and calibration.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
Passive target can be inserted to replace a crystal module.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
The function G11(r) ≡ G(r) contains no operator insertions.
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
Define ι : A → B as the insertion of A into the coproduct.
Abelian extensions of algebras in congruence-modular varieties
WLS fibers inserted into σ pattern grooves and is connected to a single PMT.
Studies of the Response of the Prototype CMS Hadron Calorimeter, Including Magnetic Field Effects, to Pion, Electron, and Muon Beams
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