What does embed mean?

Definitions for embedɛmˈbɛd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word embed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant(verb)

    fix or set securely or deeply

    "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

  2. embed(verb)

    attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war

    "The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division"

Wiktionary

  1. embed(Noun)

    Short for embedded reporter/journalist, a war reporter assigned to and travelling with a military unit.

  2. embed(Verb)

    To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand.

  3. embed(Verb)

    To include in surrounding matter.

    We wanted to embed our reporter with the Fifth Infantry Division, but the Army would have none of it.

  4. embed(Verb)

    To encapsulate within another document or data file (unrelated to the other computing meaning of embedded as in embedded system).

    The instructions showed how to embed a chart from the spreadsheet within the wordprocessor document.

  5. embed(Verb)

    To define a one-to-one function from (one set) to another so that certain properties of the domain are preserved when considering the image as a subset of the codomain.

    The torus uE000127956uE001 can be embedded in uE000127957uE001.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embed(verb)

    to lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand

  2. Origin: [Pref. em- + bed. Cf. Imbed.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Embed

    em-bed′, Imbed, im-, v.t. to place in a mass of matter: to lay, as in a bed.—n. Embed′ment, the act of embedding: state of being embedded.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of embed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of embed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeb Bush:

    We need to embed American troops, as we've done successfully in the past, to help train them, to identify targets, to do what we do really well.

  2. Photographer Leonard Pongo:

    I think I reached my objective, to embed into the daily life in the Congo, which clearly transformed me, i was allowed into the life of people who were former strangers... and got a deeper understanding of what daily life in the Congo could feel like.

  3. Ben Perkins:

    As speeds improve, this kind of real-time product design, development and manufacture is going to be increasingly scaled, don't look at your customer base today but look at them tomorrow and think about how you need to embed these approaches and technologies ... in your organisation now.

  4. Ben Perkins:

    As speeds improve, this kind of real-time product design, development and manufacture is going to be increasingly scaled, don't look at your customer base today but look at them tomorrow and think about how you need to embed these approaches and technologies ... in your organization now.

  5. Ricky Schroder:

    I had to go there and do it because getting into the field with the soldiers and gaining the trust of the soldiers that you embed with is crucial and key, if you don’t have their trust and they don’t believe that what you're doing is a fair shake for them, they won’t give you that access, and they won’t give you the openness that you need to produce something like that.

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