1. An embedded reporter/journalist: a war reporter assigned to and travelling with a military unit.
  2. An item embedded in another document.


  1. To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as, to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand.
  2. To include in surrounding matter.
    We wanted to embed our reporter with the Fifth Infantry Division, but the Army would have none of it.
  3. To encapsulate within another document or data file (unrelated to the other computing meaning of embedded as in embedded system).
    The instructions showed how to embed a chart from the spreadsheet within the wordprocessor document.
  4. To define a one-to-one function from (one set) to another so that certain properties of the domain are preserved when considering the image as a subset of the codomain.
    The torus <math>S^1\times S^1</math> can be embedded in <math>\mathbb{R}^3</math>.

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