Adjective: embedded em'be-did
Verb: embed (embedded,embedding) em'bed
- 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"
- Inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole
"confused by the embedded Latin quotations"; "an embedded subordinate clause"
- Fix or set securely or deeply
"The dentist embedded a tooth in the gum";
- implant, engraft, imbed, plant
- Attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war
"The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division"
- (computing) put entirely inside another document or data file
See also: enclosed, integrated
Type of: aggroup, enter, group, infix, insert, introduce
Encyclopedia: Embedded Embed