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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment; A metal plate used to strengthen a joist; A piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate.

Usage examples (34)
  • But he wanted to say that the team is focusing on what they call the gusset plates.
  • The Zimmermann version only starts arch-shaping when the gusset is finished.
  • The flap is ribbed, and a detail I particularly liked is the gusset, which is also ribbed.
  • What's lame is that I'd never heard of a "gusset" before. for more
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