Associations to the word «Embed»


EMBED, verb. To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed.
EMBED, verb. (by extension) To include in surrounding matter.
EMBED, verb. (computing) To encapsulate within another document or data file (unrelated to the other computing meaning of embedded as in embedded system).
EMBED, verb. (mathematics) (transitive) To define a one-to-one function from (one set) to another so that certain properties of the domain are preserved when considering the image as a subset of the codomain.
EMBED, noun. An embedded reporter/journalist: a war reporter assigned to and travelling with a military unit.
EMBED, noun. An element of an advertisement, etc. serving as a subliminal message.
EMBED, noun. (computing) An item embedded in another document.

Dictionary definition

EMBED, verb. Fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum".
EMBED, verb. Attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war; "The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope