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in·set

inset

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: In set
definition 1: something placed in or within something else; insert.
definition 2: a smaller image, such as a map or diagram, placed within a larger one and partially obscuring it.
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ihn set
inflections: inset, insets, insetting
definition: to place in, into, or within; insert.
similar words:
introduce
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derivation: insetter (n.)