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verb (embeds, embedding, embedded) [with object]
1fix (an object) firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass:he had an operation to remove a nail embedded in his chest implant (an idea or feeling) within something else so it becomes an ingrained or essential characteristic of it:the Victorian values embedded in Tennyson’s poetry Linguistics place (a phrase or clause) within another clause or sentence. Computing incorporate (a text or code) within the body of a file or document.
(often as adjective embedded
) design and build (a microprocessor) as an integral part of a system or device.
2attach (a journalist) to a military unit during a conflict.
an embedded journalist:most of the embeds found themselves covering construction and civil works projects