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verb (used with object), im·bed·ded, im·bed·ding.
  1. embed.
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  • The sphere was transparent, you see, imbedded with dark microscopic specks.

  • The papers were placed in a water-tight can, and imbedded in the sand in the barrel.

    Seek and Find

    Oliver Optic

  • But imbedded in it was a huddled form, brown and hard as old wood.

    The Eternal Wall

    Raymond Zinke Gallun

  • Her wounds stiffened and festered from imbedded shot, and she was dry and feverish.

    The Yellow Horde

    Hal G. Evarts

  • A broken mast 17 stump was imbedded upright in the sand at one spot.

    The Dragon's Secret

    Augusta Huiell Seaman

British Dictionary definitions for imbedded


verb -beds, -bedding or -bedded
  1. a less common spelling of embed
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