Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective enclosed or fixed firmly in a surrounding mass; surrounded on all sides.
  • adjective inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of embed.
  • adjective Part of; firmly, or securely surrounded; lodged solidly into; deep-rooted.
  • adjective Partially buried in concrete or planted in earth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass
  • adjective inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole

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Examples

  • The name embedded on the plastic in no way resembled the name ‘Steven,’ but George resisted the urge to question him about it.

    Down the Road

  • The name embedded on the plastic in no way resembled the name ‘Steven,’ but George resisted the urge to question him about it.

    Down the Road

  • Claire wishes she had an illness with her name embedded in it, a claim so poetically tragic.

    Some Fun

  • Claire wishes she had an illness with her name embedded in it, a claim so poetically tragic.

    Some Fun

  • Claire wishes she had an illness with her name embedded in it, a claim so poetically tragic.

    Some Fun

  • I like to use the term embedded more than internal, since it makes explicit the fact that the DSL piggybacks the infrastructure of an existing language (aka the host language of the DSL).

    Ruminations of a Programmer

  • A term embedded with meaning, a title built on strict principles and rituals that still somehow added up to a very vague reality.

    Ugly Americans

  • The short version is that certain embedded media made changes to recent entries.

    Embedding Change, And Why It Was Important

  • I am a software engineer in embedded systems with over ten years of experience.

    Bundling II, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • No, as I already stated, I work in embedded systems, which nowadays means vxWorks from WindRiver, who does not compete with Microsoft.

    Bundling II, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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