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Definition firmly within
in various senses, including:
  • firmly stuck into — as a thorn into a finger
  • enclosed within — as a fossil within a rock
  • implanted as a part — sometimes specifically of a reporter living with a military unit
  • cactus needles embedded in my shoulder
embedded = firmly stuck into
  • found pebbles embedded in the silt
  • The computer chip is embedded in the control panel.
  • The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division
  • stone containing many embedded fossils
  • an embedded subordinate clause
  • confused by the embedded Latin quotations
  • ...the house with bits of glass embedded in the walls-
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • embedded = partially implanted in
  • ...whose fangs are imbedded in the heel.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • imbedded = firmly stuck into
  • It was some form of chalky granite, or a sandstone, but imbedded in it were large pieces of a darker stone, a harder and darker stone.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet
  • imbedded = implanted as pieces of it
  • That old warehouse embedded with coal dust.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Embedded in the mud, glistening green and gold and black, was a butterfly, very beautiful and very dead.
    Ray Bradbury  --  A Sound of Thunder
  • While he pulled on a shirt Nas Ta Bega made the rope fast to a snag of a log of driftwood embedded in the sand, and the boat swung to shore.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • Instead it swiped downward with both blade-studded hands where Thomas now knelt before it, his sword embedded in the monster's flesh.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Please don't let this glass have chicken wire embedded in it, I remembered to pray at the last second.
    James Patterson  --  School's Out - Forever
  • Feyd-Rautha jerked and sagged back, still held partly on his side by the needle imbedded in the floor.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • There seem to be several points of view embedded within the article, though each of them is indignant and righteous in tone.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • It is a physiological and psychological reaction, embedded in his being.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • Bees boomed down the purple tunnels of flowers; bees embedded themselves on the golden shields of sunflowers.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • He spun away from Drizzt and dove at the mirror embedded in the tower wall.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard

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