But it was hardly rare—the kind of submersion we routinely see in flooded Mississippi River towns.
Not figuratively foreshowing, I hope, by its submersion, the fate of all the rest.
The paper was immediately destroyed by submersion and concrete remained.
I was able to follow our submersion by means of the manometer.
At the time of the submersion of Atland, the first spoke of the Juul stood at the top.
He was certainly a scarecrow figure after his submersion in the mud; gut Nan did not feel like laughing at him.
This, briefly, is the story of the submersion of the Fijians.
During asphyxia by submersion the higher consciousness enters into a minute study of the life now running to its close.
Hydrophones and depth-charges reduced their vantage of submersion.
The screw is also completely covered by the water, and acts with comparative efficiency in consequence of its submersion.
early 15c., from Late Latin submersionem (nominative submersio), from past participle stem of submergere "to sink" (see submerge).