The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Embed \Em*bed"\ ([e^]m*b[e^]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embedded;
p. pr. & vb. n. Embedding.] [Pref. em- + bed. Cf. Imbed.]
To lay as in a bed; to lay in surrounding matter; to bed; as,
to embed a thing in clay, mortar, or sand.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):