Definition for embedding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding.
verb (used without object), em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding.
Examples from the Web for embedding
McEwan seems to have grown enamored with the formal technique of embedding small facsimiles of stories within a larger narrative.
Embedding with the rebels was a delicate process that took months of research and work with different fixers.Seeing War Vividly: Richard Mosse Stars at the Venice Biennale|Amelia Martyn-Hemphill|June 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The idea of embedding it in a ball of the wax occurred to me.The Film of Fear|Arnold Fredericks
It was generally accomplished by embedding railroad rails or heavy oak plank in the cradle on solid foundation.Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910|James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
In the Roman period mosaic floors, made by embedding small smoothly cut squares of stone in the earth, were introduced.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
Sections of the stomach may also be made by embedding in paraffin, but better ones can be made by freezing.
The cornea of the eye can be readily cut by embedding in paraffin, and the section may be mounted in Farrant's solution.
British Dictionary definitions for embedding (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for embedding (2 of 2)
verb -beds, -bedding or -bedded
Word Origin and History for embedding
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.