inserting

[ verb in-surt; noun in-surt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inserting
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSERTING

Begin by inserting the stanchions in the sockets in the lower plane.

"Let me open it for you," he said, taking the key from her hand and inserting it in the lock.

Pardon me for inserting these puny details in what I have to say.

He was not flustered, but he could not find at once the opening for inserting his foot.

So much so, that I hesitated much about inserting an account of it in this description.

In these words the pronunciation is more clearly marked by inserting the hyphen.

The dead birds are carried by inserting their heads under this belt.

Here the joints were formed by inserting a partition of ⅜-in.

Inserting my stick in the opening, I pried out the rest of the panel.

She found George in his shirtsleeves, inserting the links of his cuffs.

WORD ORIGIN

"to set in, put or place in," 1520s, from insert, past participle of Middle English inseren "to set in place, to graft, to introduce (into the mind)" (late 14c.), from Latin inserere "to put in, implant," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + serere "join together" (see series). Related: Inserted; inserting. The noun meaning "something inserted" is from 1893.

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