from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of inset.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In binding, the placing of a leaf or leaves (as. maps, illustrations, or advertisements) between or within the sections of a printed book, magazine, etc.


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  • I take another disbelieving look at her clothes: the embroidery and the brocade, the insetting of precious stones.

    The White Queen

  • It came in at the ebb of a great tide of poetry which followed on the French Revolution, and before the insetting of the great tide of Victorian [ix] prose.

    Extract from Richard Garnett's "Introduction" to _Tales and Stories_

  • The ellipse that Floyd sketched was too big to be a navel, though it was in the right place, and he quickly destroyed any lingering resemblance by insetting it with teeth.

    The Lost Worlds of 2001

  • As for the actual printing -- the endless insetting of paper, pulling down on the lever, removing the paper -- this he could no longer stand for more than half an hour at a time.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde

  • As the two voyagers pursued their strenuous way up-stream, rock and eddy and "rip" consuming all their attention, the furious bull kept abreast of them along the shore, splashing in the shallows and bellowing his challenge, till at length a deep insetting of the current compelled him to mount the bank, along which he continued his vain pursuit for several miles.

    The Watchers of the Trails A Book of Animal Life

  • First builded into the etheric form in the womb of the mother, it is built up continually by the insetting of fresh materials.

    Death—and After?

  • The reader will forgive me for here insetting the Certificates which I have just received from Mr. Kipp, of the city of New York, and two others, who were with me; which I ask for the satisfaction of the world, who read the above account.

    Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and conditions of the North American Indians

  • Also in the safari-esque rules I am insetting the custom scrollbar 10px.

    Sillyness, werd

  • Path insetting and outsetting, including dynamic and linked offset objects

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • Perhaps it is the presence of Manchester Met nearby with a BVC fee of £9650 which operated on the mind of the BPP Board insetting the Leeds fee?

    Charon QC

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