from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Variant of embed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of embed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To sink or lay, as in a bed; to deposit in a partly inclosing mass, as of clay or mortar; to cover, as with earth, sand, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See embed.

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

  • v. fix or set securely or deeply


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  • But first, let me make an observation about pricing digital books higher than printed ones: Bear in mind that you can imbed video and audio in an ebook.

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  • As we move forward, we have to continue to imbed that deeply into the culture of athletic programs and we still have a ways to go.

    Graduation Rates For NCAA Athletes Improve

  • Maybe it will just take time for the swing changes he's making with coach Sean Foley to imbed themselves in competition.

    Why Tiger Will Never Dominate Again

  • GE said orders for big-ticket equipment and services, a closely watched barometer of future revenue in the Fairfield, Conn., company's industrial businesses, cl imbed 12% from the year-ago fourth quarter to $24.8 billion, its highest quarterly total since 2007.

    GE Profit Rises as Sales Gains Return

  • Our eyes met and the words dirty bomb flitted through my mind as I watched nails imbed in him, turning him into a human pincushion.

    Mercy Kill

  • I was shown one 2G data modem that's small enough to imbed in a large wristwatch, which is more than fast enough for systems like alarm monitoring, application control, blood pressure monitors, asset tracking or other applications where only a small of amount of data is being exchanged.

    Larry Magid: Machines Use Sprint's Network to Talk To Other Machines

  • Sen. Francis Escudero, for his part, said casualties are expected from the US military if they continue to imbed with the AFP.


  • Mr. Morland said that if they built a Tumblr site, a customizable Web site where users can post images, audio files and videos, they could imbed YouTube videos into the app.

    Blowing Up the Book

  • The production lucked into the scenario when they asked a contact at the National Guard if the production could imbed on-air talent for the day.

    Sacha Baron Cohen on “Brüno”: “I won’t do it again.” Here’s why: » Scene-Stealers

  • Very frequently, some newbie asks a question about using live fish as centerpieces or party favors at her wedding these questioners always seem to be female, or, yes, even how to imbed them in the cake or use live fish as a cake topper.

    Here Fishy Fishy...


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