[ ih-mur-siv ]
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  1. noting or relating to digital technology or images that actively engage one's senses and may create an altered mental state: immersive media; immersive 3D environments.

  2. noting or relating to activity that occupies most of one's attention, time, or energy: her many years of immersive sociological fieldwork.

  1. characterized by or relating to dipping, absorption, or immersion.

Origin of immersive

First recorded in 1630–35; immerse + -ive

Words Nearby immersive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for immersive


/ (ɪˈmɜːsɪv) /

  1. providing information or stimulation for a number of senses, not only sight and sound: immersive television sets

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