to put or sink below the surface of water or any other enveloping medium.
to cover or overflow with water; immerse.
to sink or plunge under water or beneath the surface of any enveloping medium.
to be covered or lost from sight.
- sub·mer·gence, noun
- re·sub·merge, verb, re·sub·merged, re·sub·merg·ing.
- un·sub·merg·ing, adjective
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How to use submerge in a sentence
Then, in 2018, it launched a new phase of the project by submerging a data center onto the seabed off Scotland’s Orkney Islands.Microsoft hails success of its undersea data center experiment—and says it could have implications on dry land, too | David Meyer | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
When I released them next to a stream, I was astonished—they swam away like fish, disappearing into submerged vegetation on the opposite side.How to hunt for star-nosed moles (and their holes) | Kenneth Catania | September 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
In all, Hauer projects that 13 million Americans will be forced to move away from submerged coastlines.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration | by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut | September 15, 2020 | ProPublica
Any object submerged in a liquid experiences a skyward, buoyant force, whose strength depends on the amount of space the object takes up in the liquid.Toy boats float upside down underneath a layer of levitated liquid | Maria Temming | September 2, 2020 | Science News
A partially submerged, upside-down boat experiences the same upward pull.Toy boats float upside down underneath a layer of levitated liquid | Maria Temming | September 2, 2020 | Science News
Chives, herbs and leafy greens are grown in hydroponic systems that completely submerge plant roots in water without using soil.
From Midtown to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, watch Hurricane Sandy submerge the city.
submerge the apple slices in the syrup and allow them to “rest” for a few hours or, even better, overnight.
They're not willing to submerge their anger for the sake of winning elections.
Multiply this as many times as necessary to fully submerge the turkey.
She tried to thrust out the idea, to submerge it beneath a wave of derision; but to no avail.Warrior of the Dawn | Howard Carleton Browne
If we was to submerge the Grampus, I'd have to give Cassidy his orders by means of the periscope.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas | Stanley R. Matthews
And then his success began to submerge him: he gasped under the thickening shower of letters.Tales Of Men And Ghosts | Edith Wharton
Without waiting for his master, he slipped into the water, to discover it deep enough almost to submerge him.The Hero of Panama | F. S. Brereton
Now intense curiosity was born in her and seemed for the moment to submerge her uneasiness and fear.December Love | Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for submerge
to plunge, sink, or dive or cause to plunge, sink, or dive below the surface of water, etc
(tr) to cover with water or some other liquid
(tr) to hide; suppress
(tr) to overwhelm, as with work, difficulties, etc
- submergence or submersion (səbˈmɜːʃən), noun
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