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English noun: immersion

1. immersion (event) sinking until covered completely with water


Synonymssubmergence, submerging, submersion


Broader (hypernym)sinking


Narrower (hyponym)dip

2. immersion (event) (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse


Synonymsingress


Broader (hypernym)disappearance


Part meronymeclipse, occultation


Domain categoryastronomy, uranology


Antonymsegress, emersion

3. immersion (cognition) complete attention; intense mental effort


Synonymsabsorption, concentration, engrossment


Broader (hypernym)attention


Narrower (hyponym)centering, direction, focal point, focus, focusing, focussing, specialism, study

4. immersion (act) a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged


Broader (hypernym)baptism


Narrower (hyponym)trine immersion

5. immersion (act) the act of wetting something by submerging it


Synonymsdousing, ducking, submersion


Broader (hypernym)wetting









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