outsert

1 of 2

noun

out·​sert
ˈau̇tˌsər|t,
-sə̄|,
-səi|,
usually |t+V
plural -s
: a usually 4-page section (as of a magazine) so imposed and printed that it can be placed outside another signature compare insert

outsert

2 of 2

transitive verb

out·​sert
(ˈ)au̇tˈsər|t,
-sə̄|,
-səi|,
usually |t+V
-ed/-ing/-s
1
: to place as an outsert
color plates outserted to signatures
2
: to add an outsert to
signatures outserted and ready for gathering

Word History

Etymology

Noun

out entry 3 + -sert (as in insert, noun)

Transitive verb

out entry 1 + -sert (as in insert, verb)

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“Outsert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsert. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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