Definition for inserted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of insert
Examples from the Web for inserted
In another case, a whole plate of uneaten food (including nuts, hummus and raisins) was pureed and inserted rectally.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Infinity Stones are six magical stones that, when inserted into the Infinity Gauntlet, grant the wearer infinite power.Inside Marvel’s Phase 3: How ‘The Avengers’ Cross Paths with Black Panther and the New Superheroes|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She inserted the question the way someone might confront a WWE wrestler about whether what happens in the ring is real.
A sheet covered his body from the neck down, making it impossible to see where, exactly, the needle had been inserted.Lifting the Curtain on Oklahoma's Botched Lethal Injection|Caitlin Dickson|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That outsiders have inserted themselves into the situation may not be surprising.Street Battle Against Cops Again in Ferguson Despite Midnight Curfew|Justin Glawe|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was told that the bones were not replaced but that sticks were inserted to maintain the fingers in proper shape.
The trunk or branch is cut off; two cions are inserted in a cleft made with a knife.The Apple-Tree|L. H. Bailey
In the interstices between these he inserted his feet and hands, and thus he let himself down, descending gradually.The Living Link|James De Mille
A current indicator is inserted in the circuit consisting of a solenoid of nine turns.
A Note to the Reader printed on a slip in the Golden type was inserted in each copy.The Art and Craft of Printing|William Morris
British Dictionary definitions for inserted (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for inserted (2 of 2)
verb (ɪnˈsɜːt) (tr)
- a folded section placed in another for binding in with a book
- a printed sheet, esp one bearing advertising, placed loose between the leaves of a book, periodical, etc
Word Origin for insert
Word Origin and History for inserted
"to set in, put or place in," 1520s, from insert, past participle of Middle English inseren "to set in place, to graft, to introduce (into the mind)" (late 14c.), from Latin inserere "to put in, implant," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + serere "join together" (see series). Related: Inserted; inserting. The noun meaning "something inserted" is from 1893.