- immersion foot,
- immersion heater,
- immersion objective,
Origin of immersion
Examples from the Web for immersion
The irony is that we continue our immersion in the three poisons when we shop at such overpriced designer supermarkets.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Immersion is something that game developers discuss frequently when talking about their games, and with good reason.Kevin Spacey Stars as a Frank Underwood-like Warmonger in ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But immersion in this realm of secrets and deception comes at a steep price, for both the protagonist and reader.
If they swam just as strenuously on the tenth immersion as on the first, the risk of drowning would increase dramatically.
The tall shape is suprisingly handy--I mix eggs and whip cream with an immersion blender in the largest size.
They include the Norman (some say pre-Norman) font, of bowl-shaped design which fitted it for immersion.From the North Foreland to Penzance|Clive Holland
This is what occurs when pelt is immersed in a tan liquor, the immersion being the considerable extension of surface.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
It is performed with water in two ways—by immersion, or plunging, and by aspersion, or sprinkling.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
Frying—Cooking by immersion in hot fat at temperature 400 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)|C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
It is unquestionable that at that time baptism by immersion was practised with many superstitious and unseemly rites.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
mid-15c., from Late Latin immersionem (nominative immersio), noun of action from past participle stem of immergere, from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + Latin mergere "plunge, dip" (see merge). Meaning "absorption in some interest or situation" is from 1640s. As a method of teaching a foreign language, it is from 1965, trademarked by the Berlitz company.