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"Embedded" is a form of "embed", a transitive verb which is often translated as "incrustar". "Built-in" is an adjective which is often translated as "incorporado". Learn more about the difference between "built-in" and "embedded" below.
built-in
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (already installed)
a. incorporado
The TV has a built-in DVD player.El televisor tiene un reproductor de DVD incorporado.
b. empotrado
The kitchen comes with a built-in dishwasher.La cocina viene con lavaplatos empotrado.
c. fijo
The sailboat comes with a built-in full bed below deck.El velero viene equipado con una cama matrimonial fija bajo la cubierta.
2. (inherent)
a. intrínseco
Guillermo has a built-in tendency to correct everyone.Guillermo tiene una tendencia intrínseca de corregir a todo el mundo.
b. inherente
There's a certain built-in advantage to being the home team.Ser el equipo local tiene una cierta ventaja inherente.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fix; often used with "in" or "into")
a. incrustar
The force of the explosion caused a piece of shrapnel to get embedded into the soldier's leg.La fuerza de la explosión hizo que un pedazo de metralla se le incrustara en la pierna al soldado.
b. enterrar
The nail was embedded in the wall and I couldn't get it out for the life of me.El clavo estaba enterrado en la pared y no lo pude sacar por más que lo intenté.
c. clavar
The arrow narrowly missed my head and embedded itself in the tree.La flecha pasó muy cerca de mi cabeza y se clavó en el árbol.
d. engastar
The jeweler embedded the diamond into the engagement ring.El joyero engastó el diamante en el anillo de compromiso.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to instill)
a. grabar
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(memory)
The image of her parents fighting remained embedded in her mind.La imagen de sus padres peleándose le quedó grabada en la mente.
b. arraigar (idea)
The vision of a future as an independent nation was embedded in the minds of the citizens.Una visión del futuro como nación independiente estaba arraigada en la mente de los ciudadanos.
3. (linguistics)
a. insertar
By embedding a modifying phrase, the speaker gives more information about the subject of the sentence.Al insertar una frase modificadora, el interlocutor da más información sobre el sujeto de la oración.
4. (computing)
a. incrustar
You only need to copy this code to embed the video in your website.Solo tienes que copiar este código para incrustar el video en tu página de web.
5. (to assign; used with "with")
a. asignar
The newspaper requested permission to embed their war correspondent with an army unit.El periódico pidió autorización para asignar su corresponsal de guerra a una unidad del ejército.
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