1 a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted; "with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told"; "with many insertions in the margins" [syn: interpolation]
Insertion may mean:
- Insertion (genetics): The addition of DNA into a genetic sequence.
- Insertion (anatomy): The point of attachment of a tendon or ligament onto the skeleton or other part of the body.
- Insertion sort: The simple computer algorithm for sorting arrays.
- Local insertion in broadcasting.
- Insertion loss in electronics.
insertion in French: Insertion
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