immersive

[ih-mur-siv]

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. immersion,
  2. immersion foot,
  3. immersion heater,
  4. immersion objective,
  5. immersionism,
  6. immesh,
  7. immethodical,
  8. immie,
  9. immigrant,
  10. immigrate

Origin of immersive

First recorded in 1630–35; immerse + -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for immersive

immersive

adjective

providing information or stimulation for a number of senses, not only sight and soundimmersive television sets
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