Definition of 'embed'
Example sentences containing 'embed'
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If the splinter is too deeply embedded to remove or if it lies over a joint, seek medical help. Times, Sunday Times (2016)CH2M is deeply embedded in Whitehall. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I joined them for their initial stretch, becoming the first journalist to be embedded with an Anglo-Saxon army. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The secret to their energy efficiency is embedded in the walls and in the ceilings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is all part of a bigger effort to embed his own values throughout the organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Maybe the embedded ageism in society allows such terms to be more acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My forehead feels as if it has a rock embedded it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet both of these fine books firmly embed it in their accounts. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)But it hit the board leaning against a wall and embedded in a ceiling. The Sun (2008)This ensures that ethics and values are embedded into the teaching. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is embedded in society and ideology. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Chief executives must embrace system protection programmes and ensure they are firmly embedded in the business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a fair amount of accounting voodoo that goes into the calculation of the embedded value. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is deeply embedded in you. The Sun (2012)Which implies that music carrying a lot of meaning for us gets embedded more deeply in the subconscious than any other memories. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The central problem is that the individuals who are deeply embedded in organisations are reasonable and are unlikely to embrace transformative change. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One soldier was left with nails embedded in his head, but was stable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was the first conflict that embedded journalists, and the military found it worked wonders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)American journalists refuse to embed with British troops because they find the process so shocking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of the bugs, were embedded in walls made of poured concrete. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)The character of the Saints is too firmly embedded in their enchanting speck of rock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is also responsible for a white rail along the vertiginous, narrow wooden stairs embedded in the wall. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When the rock the size of a large computer monitor crashed on to his head, it left his brain exposed and embedded with rock fragments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The poorer people are, the more likely they are to smoke and be overweight But experts said that the social causes of illness were embedded in society. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'embed'
British English: embed VERB
If an object embeds itself in a substance or thing, it becomes fixed there firmly and deeply.
One of the bullets passed through his chest before embedding itself in a wall.
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