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[em′bed]
Also spelled imbed.
(biology)
To prepare a specimen for sectioning for microscopic examination by infiltrating with or enclosing in paraffin or other supporting material.
(science and technology)
To enclose in a matrix.
To closely surround.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

embed

To insert into. To enclose. For example, "embedded JavaScript" means that the JavaScript code is inserted into an HTML-coded Web page. An embedded system is a computer built into and specialized for a particular product rather than a general-purpose desktop or laptop machine. See embedded system, microcontroller and JavaScript.
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