Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To put or set into, between, or among: inserted the key in the lock. See Synonyms at introduce.
  • transitive v. To put or introduce into the body of something; interpolate: insert an illustration into a text.
  • transitive v. To place into an orbit, trajectory, or stream.
  • n. Something inserted or intended for insertion, as a picture or chart into written material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To put in between or into.
  • n. An image inserted into text.
  • n. A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine, newspaper, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.
  • In anatomy and zoology, to attach, as a muscle or ligament to a bone. See insertion, 3.
  • n. Something inserted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  • n. an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
  • n. (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
  • v. fit snugly into
  • v. introduce
  • v. put or introduce into something
  • v. insert casually
  • n. (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film

Etymologies

Latin īnserere, īnsert- : in-, in; + serere, to join.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin insertus, past participle of inserō. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then we just run our query. public function insert ($table, $values, $rows = null) if ($this - > tableExists ($table)) {$insert = 'INSERT INTO'. $table; if ($rows!

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  • You don't need to unescape data on the way out either - it's magic! my $firstname = param ( 'firstname'); my $lastname = param ( 'lastname'); my $insert = $dbh - > prepare ( "insert into users (firstname, lastname) values (?,

    Fedora People

  • As I've mentioned in prior calls, direct response, we did see some small declines in our first year persistency on a segment of that business which was primarily what we call our insert media which, those changes we've now reversed as a result of some rate test that that we did and actually for 2009 we'll see our first year persistency improve in that marketplace.

    Financial Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • Designed by Aimee Wilder the Analog Nights Pillow are 16″ square,100% cotton with removable zipper case and fiberfill insert (for those looking for even a more cushy feel, a down insert is offered as an option).

    Delicious Pizza Pillow

  • Do you mean to say that a lack of a scientific theory is evidence of God's direct involvement in [insert your favorite phenomenon]?

    A Materialist Red Herring

  • All Replies from archer of the b ... wrote 36 weeks 2 days ago you nead some matches, a real knife, a water container, something to boil/cook in, a hiking staff (glue a screw in insert in the bottom of this and screw that broadhead into it and ya now have a spear). and some fire starters petrolium jelly, toilet paper etc.

    First survivial kit

  • [They again insert his head into the commode] * Sad news: New Jersey did not listen to Bruce.

    Thursday Night « Gerry Canavan

  • I use the ceramic insert from a slow cooker as a water bowl.

    Hints From Heloise

  • For this reason, the number of side effects listed in the package insert is much greater than that listed by the CDC and AAP.

    Vaccines and Society

  • Jenny Chancey's Simplicity pattern for slip and stay and modesty insert is number 4052 Simplicity in the historical pattern section.

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