embedverb [ T ]-dd- US also imbed uk /ɪmˈbed/ us /ɪmˈbed/
Examples from literature
- A shower of glass from the shattered windowpane fell over the floor and seats, and a bullet embedded itself in the woodwork of an upper berth.
- Crack! came a report and a bullet embedded itself in the stout wood of their own boat.
- In the center of this masonry is embedded very thick iron plate.
- Large beams, embedded here and there in the brickwork or masonry, bound the whole together, and strengthened the structure.
- The pineal gland is a peculiar mass of nervous substance which is embedded in the human brain, in a position near the middle of the skull almost directly above the extreme top of the spinal column.