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insertion (n.)

1590s, "act of putting in," from French insertion (16c.) or directly from Late Latin insertionem (nominative insertio) "a putting in," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin inserere "to graft, implant" (see insert (v.)). Meaning "that which is inserted" attested from 1620s.

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Definitions of insertion from WordNet

insertion (n.)
a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted;
with many insertions in the margins
Synonyms: interpolation
insertion (n.)
the act of putting one thing into another;
Synonyms: introduction / intromission
From wordnet.princeton.edu