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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embed  \Em*bed"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embedded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Embedding}.]  [Pref.  em-  +  bed.  Cf  {Imbed}.] 
  To  lay  as  in  a  bed;  to  lay  in  surrounding  matter;  to  bed;  as 
  to  embed  a  thing  in  clay,  mortar,  or  sand. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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" 




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