verb (used with object), em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding.
verb (used without object), em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding.
- embden-meyerhof pathway,
- embedded microchips,
Origin of embed
Examples from the Web for embedded
In doing so, he implied the obsolescence of that most embedded of British watering holes, the pub.
I just felt myself getting better and better, stronger and stronger as a filmmaker, and that is sort of embedded in the movies.‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth|Alex Suskind|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Race is also embedded in the whole set of presumptions about the 47 percent and the “moocher class.”
During the Iraq War, she was embedded with a unit of fighters and broadcast live from the frontlines.King Felipe and Queen Letizia Kiss As They Formally Take Power In Spain|Tom Sykes|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It conflates sex and gender, saying “male and female” are “embedded in the biology of the human race.”Southern Baptist Convention: Trans People Don’t Exist|Jay Michaelson|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pole must be embedded deeply enough to be perfectly firm during the strain of the play.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
It is made of solid gold, and is embedded with diamonds, pearls, and other precious stones.Modern Persia|Mooshie G. Daniel
If a skeleton or portion thereof is embedded in a matrix of hard rock, do not attempt to work it out fully in the field.Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting|William T. Hornaday
The supporting girder in this instance is embedded in the wall and coated over with adobe, obscuring the construction.A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola|Victor Mindeleff and Cosmos Mindeleff
The base of this fine mountain is embedded in a huge glacier, which gives birth to the high fall.
verb -beds, -bedding or -bedded
1778, from em- + bed (n.). Originally a geological term, in reference to fossils in rock; figurative sense is from 1835; meaning "place a journalist within a military unit at war" is 2003. Related: Embedded; embedding.