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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. [1913 Webster]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

embedding 1. One instance of some mathematical object contained with in another instance, e.g. a group which is a subgroup. 2. (domain theory) A complete partial order F in [X -> Y] is an embedding if (1) For all x1, x2 in X, x1 <= x2 <=> F x1 <= F x2 and (2) For all y in Y, x | F x <= y is directed. ("<=" is written in LaTeX as \sqsubseteq). (1995-03-27)