the act of putting oneself or another person or thing under water or into some other enveloping medium: Swimmers in the class are taught submersion and breath holding, floating, and kicking.This durable tile is specially made to withstand submersion in swimming pools.
the act of subordinating or suppressing something: Critics talked about the film’s submersion of individual character within a vision of group solidarity.
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How to use submersion in a sentence
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 | THE 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