embedded

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Verb[edit]

embedded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of embed

Adjective[edit]

embedded (comparative more embedded, superlative most embedded)

  1. Part of; firmly, or securely surrounded; lodged solidly into; deep-rooted.
    • 1839-1843, Charles Darwin, The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle:
      Near Maldonado I saw estuary shells of recent species embedded in clay, and raised above the level of a neighbouring fresh-water lake.
    • 1980, Stoneman requirements:
      That is, a program which will execute in an embedded target computer is developed on a host computer which offers extensive support facilities.
  2. Partially buried in concrete or planted in earth.

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