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Adjective: embedded  em'be-did
  1. 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"
  2. Inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole
    "confused by the embedded Latin quotations"; "an embedded subordinate clause"
Verb: embed (embedded,embedding)  em'bed
  1. Fix or set securely or deeply
    "The dentist embedded a tooth in the gum";
    - implant, engraft, imbed, plant
  2. Attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war
    "The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division"
  3. (computing) put entirely inside another document or data file

See also: enclosed, integrated

Type of: aggroup, enter, group, infix, insert, introduce

Encyclopedia: Embedded