Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of embedding or the state of being embedded or firmly fixed in some surrounding mass.
- n. The mason work, clay, cement, or the like, in which something is or is to be embedded.
- n. The act of embedding or the state of being embedded
- n. An embedded structure, especially a steel structure, embedded in concrete that transmits external loads to it
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of embedding, or the state of being embedded.
“In addition, increased air temperatures are very likely to result in a greater active-layer depth, which will reduce the effective embedment length of the pile in the frozen zone.”
“An increase in ground temperature along an existing pile is very likely to reduce its bearing capacity or increase the rate of its settlement for two reasons: an increase in the active-layer thickness will reduce the effective embedment length of the pile; and increased temperature will reduce the strength of the frozen soil.”
“The bearing capacity of piles embedded in permafrost depends on the type of frozen soil (clay, silt, or sand), its temperature, and the length of pile embedment in the permafrost layer.”
“Yon is a self-funded blogger who traveled to Iraq on his own and managed to talk himself into an “embedment” as a journalist with several Army units involved in “the surge”.”
“Your correspondant got an embedment assignment at Grigsey's to check out how the Kingston mob do it.”
“Geraldo speaks up: get his take on "the embedment controversy".”
“We see great possibilities in an approach of regional embedment and creation of regional networks to maximally use the intellectual, economic and research potentials of regions," he said.”
“But it was a story not so much the embedment, but the chance to watch them close up.”
“QUESTION: Are you having second thoughts on the policy of embedment?”
“Perfect this in each man, and illuminate his whole organism and its relations with adequate intelligence, and we have a true resurrection, not indeed of decayed bodies from the grave, but of historic states of consciousness from their latent embedment in the nervous system, and their undulatory record in the dynamic medium of the creation.”
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