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4 definitions found
 for embedded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  integrated \integrated\ adj.
     1. Formed or united into a whole.
  
     Syn: incorporate, incorporated, merged, unified.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. Formed into a whole or introduced into another entity; as,
        an integrated Europe. Opposite of nonintegrated.
        [Narrower terms: coordinated, interconnected,
        unified; embedded; incorporated; tight-knit,
        tightly knit]
  
              a more closely integrated economic and political
              system                                --Dwight D.
                                                    Eisenhower
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. Having different groups treated together as equals in one
        group; as, racially integrated schools. [Narrower terms:
        co-ed, coeducational; desegrated, nonsegregated,
        unsegregated; interracial; mainstreamed] Also See:
        integrative, joint, united. Antonym: segregated.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     4. Resembling a living organism in organization or
        development. [Narrower terms: organic (vs. inorganic)]
  
     Syn: structured.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     5. combined. Opposite of uncombined.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     6. having constituent parts mixed to form a single unit.
        Opposite of unmixed. [Narrower terms: blended[2]]
  
     Syn: amalgamated, intermingled, mixed.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embed \Em*bed"\ ([e^]m*b[e^]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embedded;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Embedding.] [Pref. em- + bed. Cf. Imbed.]
     To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as,
     to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  embedded \embedded\ adj.
     1. enclosed or fixed firmly in a surrounding mass; surrounded
        on all sides; as, found pebbles embedded in the silt;
        stone containing many embedded fossils; as, peach and plum
        seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp. [WordNet sense 1]
  
     Syn: fixed.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole; as,
        confused by the embedded Latin quotations; an embedded
        subordinate clause. [WordNet sense 2]
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  embedded
      adj 1: enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass; "found pebbles
             embedded in the silt"; "stone containing many embedded
             fossils"; "peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet
             edible pulp"
      2: inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole;
         "confused by the embedded Latin quotations"; "an embedded
         subordinate clause"

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