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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.


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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