Definition of embedment in US English:

embedment

(also imbedment)

noun

  • See embed

    • ‘At the same time, most of the literature related to experimental studies are to investigate the effect of shape, size, depth of embedment etc in the laboratory.’
    • ‘In Japan, the permanent embedment of acupuncture needles in the musculature represents a common acupunctural technique to relieve pain.’
    • ‘This insured the proper embedment of carbon in the clay body.’
    • ‘Revolutionary messianism, fanaticism, is the only way to disrupt one's embedment in a system whose hegemony is so thoroughly entrenched.’
    • ‘Also, widespread embedment has generated thousands of stories about U.S. military action in Iraq, supporting the Bush administration's goal of winning popular approval for the war, at home and abroad.’