insertion

/ɪnˈsɜʃən/ (say in'sershuhn)

noun
1. the act of inserting: each insertion of an advertisement.
2. something inserted: an insertion into a text.
3. Botany, Zoology, etc.
a. the manner or place of attachment, as of an organ.
b. attachment of a part or organ, with special reference to the site or manner of such attachment.
4. lace, embroidery, or the like, to be sewn at each edge between parts of other material.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • insertion — [ ɛ̃sɛrsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1535; bas lat. insertio 1 ♦ Action d insérer; son résultat. ⇒ introduction. Insertion d un feuillet dans un livre, d un plan dans un film (⇒ insertanglic.) , d une image télévisée dans une autre (⇒ incrustation) . Par ext.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Insertion — In*ser tion, n. [L. insertio: cf. F. insertion. See {Insert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inserting; as, the insertion of scions in stocks; the insertion of words or passages in writings. [1913 Webster] 2. The condition or mode of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Insertion — may refer to: *Insertion (anatomy), the point of attachment of a tendon or ligament onto the skeleton or other part of the body *Insertion (genetics), the addition of DNA into a genetic sequence *Insertion loss, in electronics *Insertion sort, a… …   Wikipedia

  • insertion — I noun addendum, additament, addition, appendix, entry, extension, inclusion, inset, intercalation, interjection, interpolation, interpositio, introduction, parenthesis, penetration, plant, postscript, supplement, supplementation, transplantation …   Law dictionary

  • insertion — in‧ser‧tion [ɪnˈsɜːʆn ǁ ɜːr ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] when you add something new to a piece of writing, or the words that you add: • What effect will the insertion of this clause have? 2. [countable] MARKETING another name for an insert …   Financial and business terms

  • Insertion — (v. lat. inserere einfügen ) steht für: Aufgeben eines Inserats, Ansatz einer Sehne an einem Knochen, siehe Ursprung und Ansatz Insertion (Genetik) Einbau von zusätzlichen Nukleotiden in die DNA bei der Genmutation Insertion (Chemie) Einbau eines …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • insertion — insertion. См. вставка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Insertion — (lat., »Einfügung«), das Einrückenlassen in öffentliche Blätter (s. Inserieren); in der Botanik die Stelle, an der ein Pflanzenteil einem andern angefügt ist; in der Anatomie der Ansatz des Muskels an den zu bewegenden Körperteil …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Insertion — Insertion, Einfügen einer Base in ein Gen bei einer ⇒ Rastermutation …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • insertion — (n.) 1590s, act of putting in, from L.L. insertionem (nom. insertio), noun of action from pp. stem of inserere (see INSERT (Cf. insert)). Meaning that which is inserted attested from 1620s …   Etymology dictionary

  • Insertion — A narrow lace, embroidery or other fancy material especially made for inserting into fabrics for dress or ornament purposes. Both edges are alike, usually straight and with a narrow plain edge on each side for use in sewing into the fabric …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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