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/ ɪˈmɜr sɪv /
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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.



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Origin of immersive

First recorded in 1630–35; immerse + -ive
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British Dictionary definitions for immersive

/ (ɪˈmɜːsɪv) /


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