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Immersion

Im`mer´sion
n.1.The act of immersing, or the state of being immersed; a sinking within a fluid; a dipping; as, the immersion of Achilles in the Styx.
2.Submersion in water for the purpose of Christian baptism, as, practiced by the Baptists.
3.The state of being overhelmed or deeply absorbed; deep engagedness.
Too deep an immersion in the affairs of life.
- Atterbury.
4.(Astron.) The dissapearance of a celestail body, by passing either behind another, as in the occultation of a star, or into its shadow, as in the eclipse of a satellite; - opposed to emersion.
Immersion lens
a microscopic objective of short focal distance designed to work with a drop of liquid, as oil, between the front lens and the slide, so that this lens is practically immersed.
Noun1.immersion - sinking until covered completely with water
2.immersion - (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
Synonyms: ingress
Antonyms:
egress, emersion - (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
3.immersion - complete attention; intense mental effort
4.immersion - a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
5.immersion - the act of wetting something by submerging it
absorbed attention, absorption, affusion, application, aspergation, aspersion, baptism, baptismal gown, baptismal regeneration, baptistery, baptizement, bath, bathing, bedewing, burial, chrismal, christening, concentration, contemplation, dampening, damping, deep study, deep thought, deluge, dewing, dip, dipping, dousing, drowning, duck, ducking, dunking, engagement, engrossment, engulfment, flooding, font, hosing, hosing down, humidification, immergence, infusion, intentness, inundation, involvement, irrigation, laving, meditation, moistening, monomania, obsession, preoccupation, profound thought, rapt attention, rinsing, single-mindedness, sinking, souse, sousing, sparging, spattering, splashing, splattering, spraying, sprinkling, studiousness, study, submergence, submersion, swashing, total immersion, watering, wetting
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