verb (used with object), sub·mersed, sub·mers·ing.
Origin of submerse
Related Words for submersionoverabundance, torrent, deluge, jump, descent, dive, spree, fall, dunk, leap, plunge, dip, surplus, plethora, encroachment, surfeit, redundancy, propulsion, exuberance, enforcement
Examples from the Web for submersion
Contemporary Examples of submersion
But it was hardly rare—the kind of submersion we routinely see in flooded Mississippi River towns.A Hurricane of Hype
August 28, 2011
Historical Examples of submersion
The paper was immediately destroyed by submersion and concrete remained.Concrete Construction
Halbert P. Gillette
At the time of the submersion of Atland, the first spoke of the Juul stood at the top.The Oera Linda Book
Not figuratively foreshowing, I hope, by its submersion, the fate of all the rest.The Works of William Cowper
This, briefly, is the story of the submersion of the Fijians.The Pacific Triangle
I was able to follow our submersion by means of the manometer.Aircraft and Submarines
Willis J. Abbot.
early 15c., from Late Latin submersionem (nominative submersio), from past participle stem of submergere "to sink" (see submerge).
early 15c., from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere (see submerge). Related: Submersed; submersing.