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Definition of immersion:

  1. Submersion in water for the purpose of Christian baptism, as, practiced by the Baptists.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The state of being overhelmed or deeply absorbed; deep engagedness.

Synonyms:

compactness, denseness, ducking, entrance, entering, incoming, assiduousness, preoccupation, soaking up, submergence, prepossession, tightness, duck hunting, ingress, absorption, entry, enthrallment, density, concentration, engrossment, submerging, submersion, excite, dousing, assiduity, preoccupancy, assimilation.

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