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English noun: insertion

1. insertion (communication) a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted


SamplesWith the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told.
With many insertions in the margins.


Synonymsinterpolation


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance

2. insertion (act) the act of putting one thing into another


Synonymsintroduction, intromission


Broader (hypernym)movement


Narrower (hyponym)blood transfusion, cannulation, cannulisation, cannulization, canulation, canulisation, canulization, enclosing, enclosure, envelopment, inclosure, injection, instillation, instillment, instilment, intubation, perfusion, transfusion









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