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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun In*ser"tion
  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, such as a word or passage in a composition, or a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric; as, there were numerous insertions and corrections to the first draft.
  4. [Anat] The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin.

Etymology: L. insertio: cf. F. insertion. See Insert

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  1. The act of putting one thing into another
  2. A message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted ("with many insertions in the margins")
  1. The act of inserting, or something inserted.
  2. (anatomy) The distal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will be moved by the muscle.
  3. (genetics) The addition of a nucleotide to a chromosome by mutation.

insertion was also found in the following language(s): French

Fun Facts about the name Insertion

  • How unique is the name Insertion? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Insertion was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Insertion: Your name in reverse order is Noitresni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnteiiosn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Insertion born Oct 6, 1949

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.