Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Embed, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Embed.

Embed meaning

embed - 2 dictionary results

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

embed - examples of usage

  1. When such accident occurs, the depressed bone should be gently forced back to place by introducing the finger in the nostril, or if the fracture is too far up for this, a probe may be passed and the parts retained by placing immediately over it a plaster of thin leather or strong canvas smeared with tar, extending out to the sound surroundings, taking care to embed the hair over the fractured portion in the tar of the plaster, so that it will be firmly held and prevented from again becoming depressed. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. Si'Wren watched his arrow sail forth and come down in the midst of the enemy, to penetrate the face of an upraised wicker shield and embed itself in the chest of a raider. - "Si'Wren of the Patriarchs", Roland Cheney.
  3. Its thick masses of drifting vegetation reassured them, for the silly legend that it could surround and embed a ship had not then found believers. - "Christopher Columbus", Mildred Stapley.
Filter by letter: