embed v : fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum" [syn: implant, engraft, imbed, plant] [also: embedding, embedded]embedded adj
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"embedded See embed
- past of embed
to be part of, and firmly, or securely surrounded; lodged solidly into
to be partially buried in concrete or planted in earth
- Dutch: verankerd, vastgebetonneerd
Embedded or embedding may refer to:
- Embedding, one instance of some mathematical object contained within another instance
- Embedded system, a special-purpose system in which the computer is completely encapsulated by the device it controls
- In computers, embedding media into a text document, forming a compound document
- Embedded journalist, a journalist working within and under the control of one side's army in a military conflict
- Embedded (play), by Tim Robbins about embedded journalists covering military conflict in the US-Iraq war
- Distributed generation, also known as embedded generation or decentralised generation
- Center embedding, a linguistic term for a recursive nesting of an element in the middle of a similar element
- A subordinate clause is sometimes referred to as an embedded clause.
- In building construction, may refer to a means of providing support or reinforcement, such as structural steel items embedded in a concrete pour.
embedded in German: Embedded
embedded in Dutch: Embedded