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im·mer·sion

 (ĭ-mûr′zhən, -shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of immersing.
b. The condition of being immersed.
2. Baptism performed by totally submerging a person in water.
3. Astronomy The obscuring of a celestial body by another or by the shadow of another.

immersion

(ɪˈmɜːʃən)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a form of baptism in which part or the whole of a person's body is submerged in the water
2. (Astronomy) astronomy Also: ingress the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse or occultation
3. the act of immersing or state of being immersed

im•mer•sion

(ɪˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of immersing.
2. the state of being immersed.
3. baptism in which the whole body of the person is submerged in the water.
4. Also called ingress. the entrance of a heavenly body into an eclipse by another body, an occultation, or a transit.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immersion - sinking until covered completely with waterimmersion - sinking until covered completely with water
sinking - a descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
dip - a brief immersion
2.immersion - (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
disappearance - the event of passing out of sight
eclipse, occultation - one celestial body obscures another
egress, emersion - (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
3.immersion - complete attentionimmersion - complete attention; intense mental effort
attention - the faculty or power of mental concentration; "keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"
centering, focus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction - the concentration of attention or energy on something; "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"
specialism - the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
study - a state of deep mental absorption; "she is in a deep study"
4.immersion - a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
baptism - a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth; "most churches baptize infants but some insist on adult baptism"
trine immersion - baptism by immersion three times (in the names in turn of the Trinity)
5.immersion - the act of wetting something by submerging itimmersion - the act of wetting something by submerging it
wetting - the act of making something wet

immersion

noun
1. involvement, concentration, preoccupation, absorption long-term assignments that allowed them total immersion in their subjects
2. dipping, submerging, plunging, ducking, dousing, dunking The wood had become swollen from prolonged immersion.

immersion

noun
Total occupation of the attention or of the mind:
Translations
غَمْر، إنْغِمار، تَغْميس
ponoření
dypning
immersiontirant d’eauabsorbement
belemerítésbemerítés
kaffæring; òaî aî sökkva e-u
ponorenie
batırmadaldırma

immersion

[ɪˈmɜːʃən]
A. N (lit) (in liquid) → inmersión f, sumersión f (fig) (in work, thoughts) → absorción f
B. CPD immersion course Ncurso m de inmersión
immersion heater Ncalentador m de inmersión

immersion

[ɪˈmɜːrʃən] n
(in subject)immersion f
(in liquid)immersion fimmersion heater n (British) (= boiler) → chauffe-eau m inv électrique (= device) → thermoplongeur m

immersion

n
(lit)Eintauchen nt, → Untertauchen nt; after two hours’ immersion in this solutionnach zwei Stunden in dieser Flüssigkeit
(fig)Vertieftsein nt, → Versunkensein nt
(Eccl) → Taufe fdurch Untertauchen

immersion

[ɪˈmɜːʃn] nimmersione f

immerse

(iˈməːs) verb
to put completely under the surface of a liquid. She immersed the vegetables in boiling water.
imˈmersion (-ʃən) , ((American) -ʒən) noun
immersion heater
an electric water-heater which is immersed in water which is to be heated, usually inside a hot-water tank.

im·mer·sion

n. inmersión, sumersión de un cuerpo o materia en un líquido.

immersion

n inmersión f
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While immersion chilling is still the predominant method used in the United States, seven poultry processing plants have switched to chilling poultry in air, and several others have made arrangements to install air-chilling equipment.
While immersion chilling is still the predominant method used in the United States, seven poultry-processing plants have recently switched to air chilling, and several others have made arrangements to install air-chilling equipment in the near future," says Northcutt.
Additionally, the researchers conducted a series of studies to determine the effect of the immersion chilling of chicken carcasses in EO water on populations of S.