Definitions for Immersionɪˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•mer•sionɪˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən(n.)

  1. an act or instance of immersing.

  2. the state of being immersed.

  3. baptism in which the whole body of the person is submerged in the water.

    Category: Religion

  4. Category: Astronomy

    Ref: Also called ingress.

Origin of immersion:

1425–75; late ME < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion(noun)

    sinking until covered completely with water

  2. ingress, immersion(noun)

    (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse

  3. concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion(noun)

    complete attention; intense mental effort

  4. immersion(noun)

    a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged

  5. submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing(noun)

    the act of wetting something by submerging it

Wiktionary

  1. immersion(Noun)

    the act of immersing or the condition of being immersed

  2. immersion(Noun)

    the total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism

  3. immersion(Noun)

    an immersion heater

  4. immersion(Noun)

    a smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immersion(noun)

    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. Immersion(noun)

    submersion in water for the purpose of Christian baptism, as, practiced by the Baptists

  3. Immersion(noun)

    the state of being overhelmed or deeply absorbed; deep engagedness

  4. Immersion(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Immersion

    Immersion are a sound and art duo composed of Wire & Githead's Colin Newman & Minimal Compact & Githead's Malka Spigel. The duo made 3 albums in the 90's on the swim ~ label and also made video-driven performances in venues such as the Royal Festival Hall in London and the Knitting Factory in New York. their 2nd album "Full Immersion" was a collaboration with a number of other electronic music artists including g-man, Claude Young, Fred Giannelli, Scanner, Vapourspace & Mick Harris.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Immersion

    The placing of a body or a part thereof into a liquid.


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