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.
entrance, ingress, tightness, incoming, assiduity, dousing, preoccupation, entry, density, denseness, enthrallment, submerging, ducking, prepossession, assimilation, duck hunting, preoccupancy, entering, submergence, excite, submersion, compactness, assiduousness, soaking up
attention (part of speech: noun)
consideration, mindfulness, heedfulness, engrossment, absorption, intentness, entrancement, diligence, caution, care, regardfulness, observation, interest, watchfulness, attention, concentration, enrapture, concern, notice, scrutiny, rapture, attentiveness, alertness, fascination
water (part of speech: noun)
- 00057 of an inch for the thickness of the film lost at each immersion over the whole surface. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
- He was restless and uneasy and bored, and he thought that immersion in work would help him to forget the Glenthorpe case. - "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.
- That is an immersion into air. - "Quiet Talks on Power", S.D. Gordon.