gusset vs inset what difference

what is difference between gusset and inset

English

Alternative forms

  • gousset

Etymology

From Middle English gusset, gysset, from Old French gosset, gousset (the hollow of the armpit).

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡʌsɪt/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈɡasət/
  • Rhymes: -ʌsɪt

Noun

gusset (plural gussets)

  1. A small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement cf. godet.
  2. A small piece of mail, providing some protection where two plates of armor are joined, usually at the elbows, under the shoulders, and behind the knees.
  3. (machinery) A kind of bracket, or angular piece of iron, fastened in the angles of a structure to give strength or stiffness; especially, the part joining the barrel and the fire box of a locomotive boiler.
  4. (heraldry) An abatement or mark of dishonor in a coat of arms, resembling a gusset.
  5. (roofing) A large flat metal piece wider than the valley to help prevent build-up at the base of the valley, either from debris or ice dam formations.

Translations

Derived terms

  • gusset plate

Verb

gusset (third-person singular simple present gussets, present participle gusseting, simple past and past participle gusseted)

  1. (transitive) To make with a gusset; to sew a gusset into.

Further reading

  • Wikipedia article on armor.

Anagrams

  • guests


English

Etymology

From Middle English insetten, from Old English insettan (to set in, institute, appoint), equivalent to in- +‎ set. Cognate with Dutch inzetten (to insert, set in), Low German insetten (to set in), German einsetzen (to insert, employ), Danish indsætte (to insert), Swedish insätta (to inset, induct, institute), Icelandic innsetja (to install).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪnsɛt/

Verb

inset (third-person singular simple present insets, present participle insetting, simple past and past participle inset or insetted)

  1. (transitive) To set in; infix or implant.
  2. (transitive) To insert something.
  3. (transitive) To add an inset to something.

Noun

inset (plural insets)

  1. A smaller thing set into a larger thing, such as a small picture inside a larger one.
  2. Anything inserted.
  3. A small piece of material used to strengthen a garment.

Translations

See also

  • INSET day

Anagrams

  • Stein, Tiens, neist, nites, senti, set in, sient, snite, stein, tines, tsine

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch inzet (inset)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /insɛt/
  • Hyphenation: in‧sèt

Noun

inset

  1. inset

Alternative forms

  • inzet

Further reading

  • “inset” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

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