to fix into a surrounding mass: to embed stones in cement.
to surround tightly or firmly; envelop or enclose: Thick cotton padding embedded the precious vase in its box.
to incorporate or contain as an essential part or characteristic: A love of color is embedded in all of her paintings.
Histology to infiltrate (a biological tissue) with molten paraffin or other plastic material that later solidifies, enabling the preparation to be sliced very thin for viewing under a microscope.
Mathematics to map a set into another set.