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From late Middle English, borrowed from Late Latin immersio, immersionem.

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immersion (countable and uncountable, plural immersions)

  1. The act of immersing or the condition of being immersed.
    1. The total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism.
    2. Deep engagement in something.
      • 2016, David Waugh, ‎Sally Neaum, ‎Rosemary Waugh, Children's Literature in Primary Schools (page 80)
        Recognising and knowing how to understand visual imagery in relation to a narrative in picture books is primarily a matter of immersion in books within a specific culture.
  2. (Britain, Ireland, informal) An immersion heater.
  3. (mathematics) A smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding.
  4. (astronomy) The disappearance of a celestial body, by passing either behind another, as in the occultation of a star, or into its shadow, as in the eclipse of a satellite; opposed to emersion.
  5. (linguistics) A form of foreign-language teaching where the language is used intensively to teach other subjects to a student.

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immersion

  1. Genitive singular form of immersio.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin immersiō, immersiōnem.

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immersion f (plural immersions)

  1. immersion
  2. language immersion

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