verb (used with object), sub·merged, sub·merg·ing.
verb (used without object), sub·merged, sub·merg·ing.
Origin of submerge
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Another novel feature was in the method of controlling the depth of submergence when navigating between the surface and waterbed.Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
Of such destruction by submergence or otherwise, Prof. Cope finds no evidence.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Even if you do your comedy next your submergence will be precisely the same.Black Oxen|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
If, however, water intervenes, the plants may live when the submergence is for a limited time.Clovers and How to Grow Them|Thomas Shaw
The spirit sank to submergence in the body, I remember combating motion like a drugged person.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood