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    embedded - Dictionary definition and meaning for word embedded

    Definition
    (adj) enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass
    Example Sentence
    • found pebbles embedded in the silt
    • stone containing many embedded fossils
    • peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp
    Definition
    (adj) inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole
    Example Sentence
    • confused by the embedded Latin quotations
    • an embedded subordinate clause
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