(also imbed /im-/)
verbo (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 chestMás ejemplos en oraciones
- What is remarkable is that the bottle is firmly embedded in a solid rock-like mass.
- Deon's air tanks and the battery pack for his light appeared to be firmly embedded in the mud underneath him, and Shaw was starting to pant from exertion.
- Mr Walker rejected claims that he had been duped, saying the eight-inch piece of bone was firmly embedded in the earth.
- 1.1Implant (an idea or feeling) within something else so it becomes an ingrained or essential characteristic of it: the Victorian values embedded in Tennyson’s poetryMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Although she never had had any claim to him, predatory feelings were deeply embedded within her heart.
- This idea is strongly embedded in the Constitution.
- The theory is that an idea is embedded in the subconscious, and it is affecting one's conscious behaviour in some way.
- 1.2 Linguistics Place (a phrase or clause) within another clause or sentence.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- This has the unwelcome consequence of forcing one to argue that number is invisible in syntactic environments (such as embedded clauses) where C carries no visible number.
- Here, the two main clauses are coordinated by but, the first main clause has a that clause within which is embedded another that clause, and the second main clause also contains a that clause.
- A clause may be embedded in a phrase, and vice versa, ad infinitum.
- 1.3 Computing Incorporate (a text or code) within the body of a file or document.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The flaw makes it possible for a website to embed malicious code (including more Trojans, worms and/or viruses) directly into a web page, and infect visitors instantly while visiting the site.
- No attachments need to be opened to start the virus spreading, only the email itself - the code is embedded in the body of the email.
- Formal copyrights and informal moral rights for the different parts of the Linux source code are embedded in the source code.
- 1.4 (often as adjective embedded) Design and build (a microprocessor) as an integral part of a system or device.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Now, four-fifths of Hydroid's AUV orders are for embedded, integrated GPS systems.
- Cheap microprocessors are now embedded in everything from gas pumps to oil fryers.
- A microchip is embedded into the credit or debit card.
- 2Attach (a journalist) to a military unit during a conflict.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The U.S. military's decision to embed journalists in combat units prompted me to think about the value of embedding reporters as a journalistic technique.
- The only exceptions are journalists embedded with US military units, a practice that many fear skews the reporting of the war.
- Task Force Danger encouraged leaders and soldiers to talk to the press and routinely embedded journalists and reporters with units.
Pronunciación: /ˈemˌbed /Volver al principio
- An embedded journalist: most of the embeds found themselves covering construction and civil works projectsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The ‘real superstars of this war were those media journalists who were embeds,’ Wilkinson went on, boasting, ‘General Franks signs my cheque and I make news based on his terms.’
- Not all the reporters assigned as embeds wanted the slot.
- Some independent-minded journalists chaffed at embed restrictions, which required embeds to stay with assigned units.
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- Revolutionary messianism, fanaticism, is the only way to disrupt one's embedment in a system whose hegemony is so thoroughly entrenched.
- Also, widespread embedment has generated thousands of stories about U.S. military action in Iraq, supporting the Bush administration's goal of winning popular approval for the war, at home and abroad.
- At the same time, most of the literature related to experimental studies are to investigate the effect of shape, size, depth of embedment etc in the laboratory.