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Imbed

Imbed \Im*bed"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbedded; p. pr. & vb. n. Imbedding.] [Pref. im- in + bed. Cf. Embed.] To sink or lay, as in a bed; to deposit in a partly inclosing mass, as of clay or mortar; to cover, as with earth, sand, etc.

WordNet

imbed

  1. v. fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum" [syn: implant, engraft, embed, plant]

  2. [also: imbedding, imbedded]

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

imbed

verb
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Would I have instead to till a box with plaster of Paris and imbed the bones, and her teeth as well?
Wiktionary

imbed

vb. (alternative spelling of embed English)

Usage examples of "imbed".

It took physical contact, breathing chalky sediments or tracing with your fingertips the outline of some paleozoic brachiopod, to truly feel the eons imbedded in a place like this.

They lower the professor, imbedded in his donkey-shaped pizza loaf, to street level in the freight elevator, joined by two bleary-eyed old ladies who squat in a corner to pee, and at the bottom they roll him out into the Sotoportego del Capello, the dimly lit alleyway behind the palazzo.

Snell reports a case in which a piece of steel was imbedded and encapsulated in the ciliary process twenty-nine years without producing sympathetic irritation of its fellow, but causing such pain as to warrant enucleation of this eye.

Then, boom, into a null-g suite, with a proleptic copula imbedded in their gliomas.

The mixture of ore and culm is either transferred to a black-lead crucible before the latter is put into the furnace, or, as some prefer, it is carefully swept into a crucible which has been imbedded in the fire.

They devised the cybrid creature known as John Keats -- a human personality imbedded in an AI persona carried in a human body connected to the Core via Planck-space interface.

The point is not complicated, only generally neglected: renovation and iconoclasm were strains as deeply imbedded in consciousness as were reverence for the past or acquiescence to the powers that be.

After removing the trocar from the lumen of the imbedded implantation needle, he attached the syringe.

Horn pens, tortoise-shell pens, nibs of diamond or ruby imbedded in tortoise shell, nibs of ruby set in fine gold, nibs of rhodium and of iridium imbedded in gold,-- all have been adopted at different times, but most of them have been found too costly for general adoption.

They were imbedded in the middle of an unstratified cliff, four hundred feet high, of very compact silt or trachytic clay, free from stones, and resting on a hard quartzoze sandstone.

And a variety of macromolecules have to be imbedded into our body tissues.

Taylor above the heart, passing out lower down posteriorly, and then imbedded itself in the deck.

Though the limestone formation was, on the evidence of such typical imbedded fossils as ventriculites, positively and unmistakably Comanchian and not a particle earlier, the free fragments in the hollow space included a surprising proportion from organisms hitherto considered as peculiar to far older periods - even rudimentary fishes, mollusks, and corals as remote as the Silunan or Ordovician.

Though the limestone formation was, on the evidence of such typical imbedded fossils as ventriculites, positively and unmistakably Comanchian and not a particle earlier, the free fragments in the hollow space included a surprising proportion from organisms hitherto considered as peculiar to far older periods--even rudimentary fishes, mollusks, and corals as remote as the Silunan or Ordovician.

The Devils had lashed him to a wooden post imbedded in the ground in the middle of what appeared to be a village square.