Definition of Embed

1. Verb. Fix or set securely or deeply. "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

Exact synonyms: Engraft, Imbed, Implant, Plant
Generic synonyms: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce
Specialized synonyms: Pot, Nest, Bury, Sink
Derivative terms: Implant, Implantation, Implantation, Implantation, Planting



2. Verb. Attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war. "The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division"
Generic synonyms: Aggroup, Group

Definition of Embed

1. v. t. To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand.

Definition of Embed

1. Verb. To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand. ¹

2. Verb. (by extension) To include in surrounding matter. ¹

3. Verb. (computing) To encapsulate within another document or data file (unrelated to the other computing meaning of embedded as in embedded system). ¹

4. Verb. (mathematics transitive) To define a one-to-one function from (one set) to another so that certain properties of the domain are preserved when considering the image as a subset of the codomain. ¹

5. Noun. Short for ''embedded reporter/journalist'', a war reporter assigned to and travelling with a military unit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Embed

1. to fix firmly into a surrounding mass [v -BEDDED, -BEDDING, -BEDS]

Medical Definition of Embed

1. To surround a pathological or histological specimen with a firm and sometimes hard medium such as paraffin, wax, celloidin, or a resin, in order to make possible the cutting of thin sections for microscopic examination. Synonym: imbed. (05 Mar 2000)

Embed Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Embed Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Embed

embattlement
embattlements
embattles
embattling
embay
embayed
embaying
embayld
embayment
embayments
embays
embeam
embeamed
embeaming
embeams
embed (current term)
embeddable
embedded
embedded system
embedded systems
embeddedness
embedder
embedders
embedding
embedding agents
embeddings
embedment
embedments
embeds
embelin

Literary usage of Embed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nature and Properties of Soils: A College Text of Edaphology by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Harry Oliver Buckman (1922)
"It is well to embed the end tile in a masonry or concrete wall. The last eight or ten feet of tile may even be replaced by a galvanized iron pipe or ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Embed

Search for Embed on Dictionary.com!Search for Embed on Thesaurus.com!Search for Embed on Google!Search for Embed on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations