imbed

verb im·bed

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transitive verb
1 a :to enclose closely in or as if in a matrix
  • fossils embedded in stone
b :to make something an integral part of
  • the prejudices embedded in our language
c :to prepare (a microscopy specimen) for sectioning by infiltrating with and enclosing in a supporting substance
2 :to surround closely
  • a sweet pulp embeds the plum seed
intransitive verb
:to become embedded

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