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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embodiment  \Em*bod"i*ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  embodying;  the  state  of  being  embodied. 
 
  2.  That  which  embodies  or  is  embodied;  representation  in  a 
  physical  body;  a  completely  organized  system,  like  the 
  body;  as  the  embodiment  of  courage,  or  of  courtesy;  the 
  embodiment  of  true  piety. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embodiment 
  n  1:  ny  new  embodiment  of  a  familiar  idea;  "the  incarnation  of 
  evil";  "the  very  avatar  of  cunning"  [syn:  {incarnation}, 
  {avatar}] 
  2:  a  concrete  representation  of  an  otherwise  nebulous  concept; 
  "a  circle  was  the  embodiment  of  his  concept  of  life"  [syn: 
  {shape}] 
  3:  giving  concrete  form  to  an  abstract  concept 




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