insertion

[ in-sur-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF insertion
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSERTION

It, unfortunately, arrived too late for insertion at p. 129.

Regularity of insertion is just as important as clever phrasing.

Radix: base of wings, and their point of insertion; see pteropega.

The Composer directed the insertion of an eighth-rest at the beginning of the bar.

He requested the insertion of a G-sharp between, thus completing his triad.

The Composer, however, observed the hiatus, and directed the insertion of two rests.

In the following sentence the insertion of a comma would change the meaning.

His perforated stamp did not allow of the insertion of more than one date.

A single omission, insertion, or transposition counts as an error.

“But you could let the hem down, or put in insertion, or something,” said Peggy.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "act of putting in," from Late Latin insertionem (nominative insertio), noun of action from past participle stem of inserere (see insert). Meaning "that which is inserted" attested from 1620s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INSERTION

inclusion

nounaddition
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