verb (used with object), sub·mersed, sub·mers·ing.
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Origin of submerse
OTHER WORDS FROM submersesub·mer·sion [suhb-mur-zhuhn, -shuhn], /səbˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for submerse
The illusionist even claims that one of the islands contains the fountain of youth, reviving dying insects upon submersion.David Copperfield’s Magical—and Utterly Bizarre—Caribbean Island|Nina Strochlic|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it was hardly rare—the kind of submersion we routinely see in flooded Mississippi River towns.
But the submersion of the swallows under water does not rest upon his testimony alone.
Two reasons have, been adduced to prove this supposed submersion of swallows impossible.
Another argument against their submersion arises from the specific gravity of the animals themselves.
The screw is also completely covered by the water, and acts with comparative efficiency in consequence of its submersion.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston
Submersion in alcohol will prove a satisfactory method of killing these or other beetles with similar vitality.Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects|C. V. Riley