- to plunge, as into a fluid.
- to disappear by entering into any medium, as the moon into the shadow of the sun.
- Archaic. to immerse.
Origin of immerge
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- an archaic word for immerse
C17: from Latin immergere to immerse
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Word Origin and History for immergence
1620s, "immerse, plunge" (rare), from Latin immergere "to dip, plunge" (see immersion). Related: Immerged; immerging.
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