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Embedded or embedding may refer to:

In science[edit]

  • In mathematics, embedding is one instance of some mathematical object contained within another instance
  • In computing, an embedded system is a special-purpose system in which the computer is completely encapsulated by the device it controls
  • In computing, embedding media into a text document, forming a compound document
    • <embed></embed>, an element that inserts a non-standard object into the HTML document, see HTML element#embed
  • In computing, font embedding is inclusion of font files inside an electronic document
  • Distributed generation of energy, also known as embedded generation or decentralized generation
  • In linguistics, a dependent clause is sometimes called an embedded clause
  • In linguistics, center embedding defines the recursive nesting of an element in the middle of a similar element
  • In psychology, self-embedding is an activity in which one pushes items into one's own flesh in order to feel pain
  • In biology, embedding is part of sample preparation for electron microscopes, in which the sample is infused with a plastic, which then hardens so the sample can be cut into thin slices.

In art[edit]

  • Embedded journalism, working within and under the control of one side's army in a military conflict
  • Embedded (play), a play by Tim Robbins about embedded journalists covering military conflict in the US-Iraq war
  • Embedded (album), a 2004 music album by Mark Seymour
  • Embedded, a song in the Job for a Cowboy album Genesis, which was released in 2007
  • Embed Series, works by artist Mark Jenkins
  • Embedded, a novel by Dan Abnett