Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To put or set into, between, or among: synonym: introduce.
  • transitive verb To put or introduce into the body of something; interpolate.
  • transitive verb To place into an orbit, trajectory, or stream.
  • transitive verb To put into action.
  • noun Something inserted or intended for insertion, as a picture or chart into written material.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.
  • noun Something inserted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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

[Latin īnserere, īnsert- : in-, in; see in– + serere, to join; see ser- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin insertus, past participle of inserō.

Examples

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  • 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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  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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).

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

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

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

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  • 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.

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