Embedded - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈbedɪd|  American pronunciation of the word embedded
Brit.  |ɪmˈbedɪd|  British pronunciation of the word embedded
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto embed
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto embed

adjective

- enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass

found pebbles embedded in the silt
stone containing many embedded fossils
peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp

- inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole

confused by the embedded Latin quotations
an embedded subordinate clause

Examples

found pebbles embedded in the silt

peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp

confused by the embedded Latin quotations

...the nails were solidly embedded in those old plaster walls...

The uprights of the structure were embedded in concrete.

The bullet embedded itself in a wall.

A piece of glass was embedded in her hand.

Feelings of guilt are deeply embedded in her personality.

That day is embedded in my memory.

The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone

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