Meaning of gusset
Pronunciation: (gus'it), [key]
- a small, triangular piece of material inserted into a shirt, shoe, etc., to improve the fit or for reinforcement. Cf. godet (def. 1), (def. 1).
- a plate for uniting structural members at a joint, as in a steel frame or truss.
- Also calledvoider.an area of mail backed with cloth, for defending the armpits or areas at joints.
- a small piece of plate armor at the armhole of a cuirass; pallet.
- gusset (Thesaurus)