Definitions for immersion
ɪˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃənim·mer·sion
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submergence, submerging, submersion, immersionnoun
sinking until covered completely with water
(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersionnoun
complete attention; intense mental effort
a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
submersion, immersion, ducking, dousingnoun
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
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: immersio, Latin; immersion, French.
Achilles's mother is said to have dipped him, when he was a child, in the river Styx, which made him invulnerable all over, excepting that part which the mother held in her hand during this immersion. Joseph Addison, Guardian.
There are many persons, who, through the heat of their lusts and passions, through the contagion of ill example, or too deep an immersion in the affairs of life, swerve from the rules of their holy faith; and yet would, upon extraordinary warning, be brought to comply with them. Francis Atterbury.
Immersion, in a general context, refers to the act of fully involving oneself in a particular activity, interest, or situation. It usually involves complete engagement, not just in terms of time but also thoughts, emotions, and senses. Immersion is also commonly used in fields like linguistics where language immersion refers to learning a language by being surrounded by it, virtual reality where immersion refers to the experience of completely feeling part of the virtual world, and mathematics where immersion refers to certain type of function between differentiable manifolds.
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
Etymology: [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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The placing of a body or a part thereof into a liquid.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The prismatic solid carried under water on the lee-side of a ship by its inclination.--Centre of immersion, the mean centre of the part immersed. (See CENTRE OF CAVITY.) Astronomically, immersion means the disappearance of a heavenly body when undergoing eclipse.
The numerical value of immersion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of immersion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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.
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.
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.
Second our female single sculler capsized on the course during her race on Friday. During that immersion event, she consumed some amount of lake water. In speaking with our staff in Rio prior to the team departure Monday night, she had not yet shown any symptoms of illness that our other team members went through.
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.
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