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em·bed

(ĕm-bĕd′) also im·bed (ĭm-)
v. em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding, em·beds also im·bed·ded or im·bed·ding or im·beds
v.tr.
1. To fix firmly in a surrounding mass: embed a post in concrete; fossils embedded in shale.
2.
a. To cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole: "a minor accuracy embedded in a larger untruth" (Ian Jack).
b. Linguistics To insert or position (a clause or phrase) within a clause or phrase.
c. Computers To insert (a virus, for example) into a software program.
3. To assign (a journalist) to travel with a military unit during an armed conflict.
4. Biology To enclose (a specimen) in a supporting material before sectioning for microscopic examination.
v.intr.
To become embedded: The harpoon struck but did not embed.
n. (ĕm′bĕd′)
One that is embedded, especially a journalist who is assigned to an active military unit.

em·bed′ment n.

embedded

(ɪmˈbɛdɪd)
adj
1. fixed firmly and deeply in a surrounding solid mass
2. constituting a permanent and noticeable feature of something
3. (Journalism & Publishing) journalism assigned to accompany an active military unit
4. (Grammar) grammar inserted into a sentence
5. (Computer Science) computing (of a piece of software) made an integral part of other software
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.embedded - enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass; "found pebbles embedded in the silt"; "stone containing many embedded fossils"; "peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp"
enclosed - closed in or surrounded or included within; "an enclosed porch"; "an enclosed yard"; "the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling"
2.embedded - inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole; "confused by the embedded Latin quotations"; "an embedded subordinate clause"
integrated - formed into a whole or introduced into another entity; "a more closely integrated economic and political system"- Dwight D.Eisenhower; "an integrated Europe"
Translations
ingebedvastgebetonneerdverankerd

embedded

[ɪmˈbɛdɪd] adj
[object] → enfoncé(e)
to be embedded in sth [thorn] → être enfoncé(e) dans qch; [bullet] → être logé(e) dans qch
[values, attitudes] → ancré(e)
to be embedded in sth [value, attitude] [+ mind, psyche, culture, society] → être ancré(e) dans qch
References in classic literature ?
Embedded in the prow of the skiff lay the spear that had been cast after me by him whom I suddenly desired to save.
A large portion of the cylinder had been uncovered, though its lower end was still embedded.
But, as by this theory innumerable transitional forms must have existed, why do we not find them embedded in countless numbers in the crust of the earth?
Hence we ought not to expect at the present time to meet with numerous transitional varieties in each region, though they must have existed there, and may be embedded there in a fossil condition.
These sheet-iron chests were embedded in the car in such a way as to take up the least possible amount of space.
There, in three or four fathoms of water, between the reefs of Pacou and Vanou, lay anchors, cannons, pigs of lead and iron, embedded in the limy concretions.
Ferguson told us that the silver cross which the good archbishop wore at his girdle was seized and thrown into the Seine, where it lay embedded in the mud for fifteen years, and then an angel appeared to a priest and told him where to dive for it; he did dive for it and got it, and now it is there on exhibition at Notre Dame, to be inspected by anybody who feels an interest in inanimate objects of miraculous intervention.
Upon examination this white stratum is found to consist of calcareous matter with numerous shells embedded, most or all of which now exist on the neighbouring coast.
0 for Windows XP Embedded will be available to OEM vendors, financial institutions, major retailers and other end-user customers deploying Windows XP Embedded devices, by September 30, 2004.
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