- a small map or picture that is shown on or next to a larger map or picture in order to show more detail
- a piece of something that is added to something larger often for decoration
- The floor is decorated with an inset of marble tiles.
- velvet dresses with silk insets
- inset a map in a larger map
- to put something into (something) often for decoration
- The ring is inset with diamonds.
- floors inset with marble tiles