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Definition of Insertion

Insertion

  1. The act of inserting; as, the insertion of scions in stocks; the insertion of words or passages in writings.
  2. The condition or mode of being inserted or attached; as, the insertion of stamens in a calyx.
  3. That which is set in or inserted, especially a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric.
  4. The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin.
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