submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion(noun)
sinking until covered completely with water
(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion(noun)
complete attention; intense mental effort
a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing(noun)
the act of wetting something by submerging it
the act of immersing or the condition of being immersed
the total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism
an immersion heater
a smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding
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
submersion in water for the purpose of Christian baptism, as, practiced by the Baptists
the state of being overhelmed or deeply absorbed; deep engagedness
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
Origin: [L. immersio; cf. F. 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.
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The placing of a body or a part thereof into a liquid.
The numerical value of Immersion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Immersion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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The moment of immersion is a sensation of delight. Afterwards there’s a rush of energy and my entire body feels relaxed, my wife says I am crazy.
It’s a different kind of immersion—the idea that you almost feel as if you’re in that world of science fiction or fantasy or action, and it’s more intense if you have more hours of exposure.
Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help.
Immersion in cold water makes the blood rush to the internal organs, activating their circulation, which helps break down fat and improve muscle tone, it also helps beat muscle and joint pain and rejuvenates my skin, because of the increase in oxygen supply to it.
VR brings an absolutely unprecedented level of immersion to the horror experience of 'Resident Evil'. It's a totally new dimension as to how you experience the fear especially because in VR the headset tracks your movement and you can look around the environment using your own head and see everything around you.
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