Embed

  • 1 embed — em‧bed [ɪmˈbed] verb embedded PTandPPX embedding PRESPARTX [transitive] COMPUTING to put something such as an image, sound etc into a page on a Internet website or into a program, using computer code S …

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  • 2 Embed — Em*bed ([e^]m*b[e^]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embedding}.] [Pref. em + bed. Cf. {Imbed}.] To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 embed — [em bed′, imbed′] vt. embedded, embedding 1. to set (flowers, etc.) in earth 2. to set or fix firmly in a surrounding mass [to embed tiles in cement] 3. to fix in the mind, memory, etc. embedment n …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 embed — I verb bury, deposit, engraft, entrench, fix, fix firmly, implant, impress, imprint, infix, ingrain, insert, lodge, plant, press in, root, seat, set, set firmly, settle, stamp II index fix (make firm), inseminate, plant (place firmly) …

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  • 5 embed —   [engl.], einbetten …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 embed — 1778, from EM (Cf. em ) + BED (Cf. bed). Originally a geological term, in reference to fossils in rock; fig. sense is from 1835; meaning place a journalist within a military unit at war is 2003. Related: Embedded; embedding …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 embed — is spelt em , not im …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 embed — [v] sink, implant bury, deposit, dig in, drive in, enclose, fasten, fix, hammer in, impact, infix, ingrain, inlay, insert, install, lodge, pierce, plant, plunge, press, put into, ram in, root, set, stick in, stuff in, thrust in, tuck in; concepts …

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  • 9 embed — (also imbed) ► VERB (embedded, embedding) 1) fix firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass. 2) implant (an idea or feeling). DERIVATIVES embedment noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 embed — verb /ɛmˈbɛd/ a) To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand. We wanted to embed our reporter with the Fifth Infantry Division, but the Army would have none of it …

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  • 11 embed — UK [ɪmˈbed] / US verb [transitive] Word forms embed : present tense I/you/we/they embed he/she/it embeds present participle embedding past tense embedded past participle embedded 1) to fix something firmly in a surface or object embed something… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 embed — (em.BED) n. A journalist inserted into a military unit to provide coverage of that unit during a battle or war. embedded adj. embed v. Example Citations: For a week in early February, a flabby brigade of 57 reporters, photographers and network… …

    New words

  • 13 embed — /ɛmˈbɛd / (say em bed) verb (t) (embedded, embedding) 1. to fix firmly in a surrounding mass. 2. to lay in or as in a bed. 3. Military a. to attach (a journalist) to a military unit: to embed a war correspondent with front line troops. b. to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 embed — embedment, n. /em bed /, v., embedded, embedding. v.t. 1. to fix into a surrounding mass: to embed stones in cement. 2. to surround tightly or firmly; envelop or enclose: Thick cotton padding embedded the precious vase in its box. 3. to… …

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  • 15 embed — v. (D; refl., tr.) to embed in * * * [ɪm bed] (D;refl.,tr.) to embedin …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 embed — em|bed [ ım bed ] verb transitive 1. ) to fix something firmly in a surface or object: embed something in something: She let go of the knife, leaving it embedded in the wood. 2. ) to make something a fixed and important part of something else:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 embed — em•bed [[t]ɛmˈbɛd[/t]] v. bed•ded, bed•ding 1) to fix into a surrounding mass: to embed stones in cement[/ex] 2) to envelop or enclose 3) cvb to contain or implant as an essential or characteristic part 4) ling. gram. to insert (a grammatical… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 embed — įrengti statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Įdėti į kompiuterį naują įtaisą ir jį sujungti su kompiuterio schema. atitikmenys: angl. embed; install; mount …

    Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • 19 embed — also imbed verb (embedded; also imbedded; embedding; also imbedding) Date: circa 1794 transitive verb 1. a. to enclose closely in or as if in a matrix < fossils embedded in stone > b. to make something an integral part of …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 embed — To surround a pathological or histological specimen with a firm and sometimes hard medium such as paraffin, wax, celloidin, or a resin, in order to make possible the cutting of thin sections for microscopic examination. SYN: imbed. * * * em·bed… …

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