insertion

Definitions

  • Inserting a Bit in Stock
    Inserting a Bit in Stock
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n insertion the act of putting one thing into another
    • n insertion 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"
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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."
    • Insertion That which is set in or inserted, such as a word or passage in a composition, or a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric; as, there were numerous insertions and corrections to the first draft.
    • Insertion The act of inserting; as, the insertion of scions in stocks; the insertion of words or passages in writings.
    • Insertion The condition or mode of being inserted or attached; as, the insertion of stamens in a calyx.
    • Insertion (Anat) The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin.
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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.
    • n insertion A putting in; the act of inserting, or placing, or setting something in or among other things: as, the insertion of a beam in a wall.
    • n insertion That which is inserted. Speciflcally— A passage or paragraph inserted in the text of a writing.
    • n insertion A band of lace or other ornamental material inserted in a plain fabric for decorative purposes. Such bands are often made with both edges alike, and with a certain amount of plain stuff on either side, to allow them to be sewed on strongly.
    • n insertion Place or manner of attachment. In botany, the place or the mode of attachment of an organ to its support.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Insertion act of inserting: condition of being inserted: that which is inserted
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Quotations

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

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. insertio,: cf. F. insertion,. See Insert
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. in, in, serĕre, sertum, to join.

Usage

In literature:

No form of drain should be inserted.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
We'll insert a blocking filter in the R.F.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
The whole of this extraordinary letter is inserted in the Appendix, No.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
In the third person plural -u- is inserted between the stem and the personal ending, as /audi-u-nt\.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
An anterior process is almost always present, and below this the flagella are inserted in a minute depression.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
Before use heat it until blood warm, or, in other words, until it gives a pleasant, mild warmth to the inserted finger.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
He doubted whether any respectable newspaper would insert such a statement as that suggested.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
Is this scion well inserted?
"Dr. Dumany's Wife" by Mór Jókai
It struck Riviere that it must have been inserted by Olive.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
INSIDE PAGE, EACH INSERTION 75 CENTS A LINE.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
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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:

We have been using this container for years now for our engine bearing line and just recently the RC8 delrin inserts.
Thinbit, manufactured by Kaiser Tool Company, has expanded its Groove 'N Turn line to include dovetail grooving inserts.
Dovetail grooving inserts are used to machine O-ring dovetail grooves with 66-degree undercut angles.
Butter, cheese and ice cream star in this week's free-standing inserts.
Dole shakes things up in this week's free-standing inserts.
Coffee drinks, yogurt star in this week's free-standing inserts from dairy processors.
Free Standing Insert Coupons Report.
According to this trend analysis from Kantar Media, more than 272 billion free standing insert (FSI) coupons were distributed in 2011, which represents a 6.5% decrease in activity versus 2010.
Study shows improved mobility for those using shoe inserts.
He and another worker cut a small hole in the roof and inserted a garden hose to try to douse any flames.
SmartSource magazine celebrates Veterans Day by supporting Wounded Warrior Project with special coupon insert this Nov 4.
If you're doing an Upgrade from Vista, you insert the disc while the PC is running.
It exhibits maximum insertion loss of 1.2 dB at room temperature (+25°C).
It is usually performed with hair-thin, flexible stainless steel needles that are inserted into precise points on the surface of the body.
Building Programs As we head through another playoff season I get the question or comment something to the effect of…(insert team or school name here) is always winning in the playoffs, boy they have a.
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In science:

K, L)-type words with an insertion of Ψi after the l-th position in the word.
Gauge theory description of compactified pp-waves
We can similarly write down the map for b = 3, 4 by inserting ¯ψΦ instead.
Gauge theory description of compactified pp-waves
We also used the fact that the phase angle of the winding states is quantized in units of 2π/(JRM ) rather than 2π/(2JR ), as is the case for insertions of oscillator modes of the string.
Gauge theory description of compactified pp-waves
Though this operator vanishes after taking the trace, we may still use the non-traced version (C.32) in order to compute the anomalous dimension of the (level-matched) double insertion by simply multiplying the result by two.
Gauge theory description of compactified pp-waves
It is usually derived by considering a state with a stationary current in which mass is inserted at a constant rate on one side (e.g. at M = −B × L in our case) and taken out as soon as it reaches the absorbing boundary (see e.g. , section IV E).
Magnetization reversal times in the 2D Ising model
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