verb (used with object), in·set, in·set·ting.
Words nearby inset
Origin of inset
OTHER WORDS FROM insetin·set·ter, noun
Examples from the Web for insets
We proceed to take out the insets, mix them upon the table, and then invite the child to put them back in place.
I had great numbers of these insets made in graduations of colour and in an infinite variety of form.
The circle is filled in with a red pencil, the square with blue (insets).Montessori Elementary Materials|Maria Montessori
The insets for teaching colour were all circles, those used for teaching form were all painted blue.
The insets which we present simply call the attention to a given form.
British Dictionary definitions for insets
verb (ɪnˈsɛt) -sets, -setting or -set
- a small map or diagram set within the borders of a larger one
- another name for insert (def. 4)