Translation of "inset" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈɪn.set/ us /ˈɪn.set/

something positioned within a larger object

The map has an inset (= small extra map) in the top corner that shows the city centre in more detail.
inset adjective uk /ɪnˈset/ us /ɪnˈset/

He bought her a gold necklace inset with rubies.

(Translation of “inset” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈinset/

a small map, picture etc that has been put in the corner of a larger one

In a map of a coastline, there may be an inset to show offshore islands.

(Translation of “inset” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)