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Definition of "insertion" [in•ser•tion]

  • The act or process of inserting. (noun)
  • Something inserted, as an ornamental strip of lace or embroidery inserted between pieces of fabric. (noun)
  • Anatomy The point or mode of attachment of a skeletal muscle to the bone or other body part that it moves. (noun)
  • Genetics The addition, as by mutation, of one or more nucleotides to a chromosome. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "insertion" in a sentence
  • "For today's installment of (Ad) Word of the Day, we're looking at keyword insertion from the AdWords Glossary:"
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  • "Keyword insertion is an advanced feature used to dynamically update your ad text with your chosen keywords."