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gus·set

 (gŭs′ĭt)
n.
1. A triangular insert, as in the seam of a garment, for added strength or expansion.
2. A triangular metal bracket used to strengthen a joist.
3. A piece of mail or plate armor protecting the joints in a suit of armor.

[Middle English, piece of mail protecting the armpit, from Old French gousset, from diminutive of gousse, pod of a legume, clove of garlic, probably from or akin to Old Provençcal gossa, feminine of gos, dog (for the semantic development, compare French caïeu, clove of garlic, ultimately from Latin catellus, puppy, and English pup, offset from a cactus or banana plant); akin to Catalan gus, Occitan guss guss, Spanish cuz, sounds made to call a dog.]

gusset

(ˈɡʌsɪt)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) an inset piece of material used esp to strengthen or enlarge a garment
2. (Building) a triangular metal plate for strengthening a corner joist between two structural members
3. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a piece of mail fitted between armour plates or into the leather or cloth underclothes worn with armour, to give added protection
vb
(Knitting & Sewing) (tr) to put a gusset in (a garment)
[C15: from Old French gousset a piece of mail, a diminutive of gousse pod, of unknown origin]
ˈgusseted adj

gus•set

(ˈgʌs ɪt)

n.
1. a small, triangular piece of material inserted into a shirt, shoe, etc., to improve the fit or for reinforcement.
2. a plate for uniting structural members at a joint, as in a steel frame or truss.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Old French gousset, derivative of gousse pod, husk]

gusset


Past participle: gusseted
Gerund: gusseting

Imperative
gusset
gusset
Present
I gusset
you gusset
he/she/it gussets
we gusset
you gusset
they gusset
Preterite
I gusseted
you gusseted
he/she/it gusseted
we gusseted
you gusseted
they gusseted
Present Continuous
I am gusseting
you are gusseting
he/she/it is gusseting
we are gusseting
you are gusseting
they are gusseting
Present Perfect
I have gusseted
you have gusseted
he/she/it has gusseted
we have gusseted
you have gusseted
they have gusseted
Past Continuous
I was gusseting
you were gusseting
he/she/it was gusseting
we were gusseting
you were gusseting
they were gusseting
Past Perfect
I had gusseted
you had gusseted
he/she/it had gusseted
we had gusseted
you had gusseted
they had gusseted
Future
I will gusset
you will gusset
he/she/it will gusset
we will gusset
you will gusset
they will gusset
Future Perfect
I will have gusseted
you will have gusseted
he/she/it will have gusseted
we will have gusseted
you will have gusseted
they will have gusseted
Future Continuous
I will be gusseting
you will be gusseting
he/she/it will be gusseting
we will be gusseting
you will be gusseting
they will be gusseting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gusseting
you have been gusseting
he/she/it has been gusseting
we have been gusseting
you have been gusseting
they have been gusseting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gusseting
you will have been gusseting
he/she/it will have been gusseting
we will have been gusseting
you will have been gusseting
they will have been gusseting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gusseting
you had been gusseting
he/she/it had been gusseting
we had been gusseting
you had been gusseting
they had been gusseting
Conditional
I would gusset
you would gusset
he/she/it would gusset
we would gusset
you would gusset
they would gusset
Past Conditional
I would have gusseted
you would have gusseted
he/she/it would have gusseted
we would have gusseted
you would have gusseted
they would have gusseted

gusset

A piece of material inserted in a garment to strengthen a part or enlarge it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gusset - a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
chain armor, chain armour, chain mail, ring armor, ring armour, ring mail, mail - (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
2.gusset - a metal plate used to strengthen a joist
bracing, brace - a structural member used to stiffen a framework
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
3.gusset - a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
Translations

gusset

[ˈgʌsɪt] Nescudete m

gusset

[ˈgʌsɪt] n (in tights, pants)entre-jambes m

gusset

n (in garment) → Keil m, → Zwickel m

gusset

[ˈgʌsɪt] n (in tights, pants) → rinforzo; (in skirt) → gherone m; (in glove) → quadrello
References in classic literature ?
Some calico lay on the table; shirts, apparently, had been cut out and begun, several pairs of gussets were finished, and a work-basket, scissors, needles and thread, and all a needle-woman's requirements lay beside them.
But Marya Philimonovna had the happy thought of putting in gussets, and adding a little shoulder-cape.
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Discreet sexing up is OK, but no spraying deodorant in the vicinity of the gusset.
If the gussets were cut as separate pieces, attach each to one end of the sleeve which will become the top end, by laying it face-to-face and stitching along the edge the length of the gusset.
The most common bolted connection solution has gusset plates for beam-to-column joints and sleeve or over-lapped systems for beam-to-beam connections.
Pouch-Up[R] now comes in two shapes--one with a single gusset at the base and one with a gusset at the bottom and top.
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The exterior design creates an optical illusion as to the interior layout, which contains a two-way gusset allowing for creative organization of spaces.
PBi is thrilled to announce our latest stock bag, made from our Biotre Film, a 1lb Natural Kraft Side Gusset Bag with the PBi One-Way Degassing Valve.
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