Membrane lipids are arranged in the form of a bilayer, but the bilayer is interrupted by embedded proteins.
a deeply embedded feeling of guilt
Many embedded reporters in Iraq and Afghanistan became little more than public relations auxiliaries.
The company markets its technology for embedded applications directly to potential licensees⇒
The smartcard uses an embedded 8-bit microprocessor running at 5 MHz.
to embed a nail in wood
hard rock embeds the roots
Every embedded journalist is obliged to sign a three-page list of "ground rules" with 50 restrictions on what they can report.Globe and Mail (2003)
Part of that culture is deeply embedded in the academy It's unnecessary.Globe and Mail (2003)
Posy's fingers were still embedded into the soft leather sleeve of Flynn's jacket.TICKLED PINK (2002)
Scales make up the patterns on the wings and are embedded in the wing membrane, where they overlap like tiles on a roof.New Scientist (2004)
She could see more of the icon's depth now, embedded in the wood.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Surgeons decided that it would be too risky to remove the steel pellet embedded in Stuart's brain.Sun, News of the World (2001)
Then, the structures embedded in the sandstones catch my eye.THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
Unable to wait any longer, he rose and sank into the warmth of her, his body embedded deeply in hers.Roses are for the Rich
Whatever the strange origins of this myth, it became ever more embedded in the consciousness of nationalist Ireland.Belfast Telegraph (2004)