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Meaning of inset

in•set

Pronunciation: (n.in'set"v.in&sylpset'), [key]
— n., v., -set, -set•ting.
—n.
  1. something inserted; insert.
  2. a small picture, map, etc., inserted within the border of a larger one.
  3. influx.
  4. the act of setting in.
  5. a piece of cloth or other material set into a garment, usually as an ornamental panel.
—v.t.
  1. to set in or insert, as an inset: to inset a panel in a dress.
  2. to insert an inset in: to inset a mounting with jewels.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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