Definition for immersed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), im·mersed, im·mers·ing.
Origin of immerse
Examples from the Web for immersed
Privilege can be a hard concept to get a handle on, especially for those who are immersed in it and reaping the benefits.
Then Gilkes immersed himself in the Old Masters at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leto immersed himself in the role completely, slimming down to 116 pounds and refusing to break character on set.
Vand became so immersed in the role that it was hard to let go of the Girl once the time came.The Punk Behind Iran's Only Vampire Spaghetti Western-Style Love Story|Melissa Leon|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Waters herself is writing historical fiction, how immersed is she in the period?Sarah Waters: Queen of the Tortured Lesbian Romance|Tim Teeman|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The friends found him immersed in business, a kind of business, too, with which he was wholly unfitted to deal.Lords of the World|Alfred John Church
But Abbe Mouret, immersed in deep reverie, with a smile spreading over his whole face, did not even hear him.Abbe Mouret's Transgression|Emile Zola
After leaving the printing frame, the plate is immersed in cold water.
This bath is used cold and the dyed cotton is immersed in it for half an hour, then taken out, well washed and dried.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics|Franklin Beech
It was easy for the king, immersed in pleasure, to forget the miserable.Louis XIV., Makers of History Series|John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for immersed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for immersed (2 of 2)
Word Origin for immerse
Word Origin and History for immersed
early 15c. (implied in immersed), from Latin immersus, past participle of immergere "to plunge in, dip into" (see immersion). Related: Immersed; immersing; immersive.