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embedding

[em′bed·iŋ]
(mathematics)
An injective homomorphism between two algebraic systems of the same type.

embedding

(mathematics)
One instance of some mathematical object contained with in another instance, e.g. a group which is a subgroup.

embedding

(theory)
(domain theory) A complete partial order F in [X -> Y] is an embedding if

(1) For all x1, x2 in X, x1 <= x2 <=> F x1 <= F x2 and

(2) For all y in Y, x | F x <= y is directed.

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6 Any separable metric space admits an isometric embedding into Q.
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Keywords Embedding of Riemannian spacetimes, local and isometric embedding.
Isometric embedding of Riemannian manifolds in Euclidean spaces.