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Definition of 'immersion'


  1. sinking until covered completely with water
       Synonyms: submergence submerging submersion
  2. (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
       Synonyms: ingress
       Antonyms: egress emersion egress emersion
  3. complete attention; intense mental effort
       Synonyms: concentration engrossment absorption
  4. a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
  5. the act of wetting something by submerging it
       Synonyms: submersion ducking dousing

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