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One entry found for embed.
Main Entry: emĚbed
Variant(s): also imĚbed /im-primarystressbed/
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): emĚbedĚded also imĚbedĚded; emĚbedĚding also imĚbedĚding
1 : to enclose in or as if in a surrounding mass : set solidly in or as if in a bed <embed a post in concrete>
2 : to prepare (material for use under a microscope) for cutting by infiltrating with and enclosing in a supporting substance (as paraffin)

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