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sub·mersed

 (səb-mûrst′)
adj. Botany
Growing or remaining under water: submersed aquatic vegetation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.submersed - beneath the surface of the watersubmersed - beneath the surface of the water; "submerged rocks"
subsurface - beneath the surface; "subsurface materials of the moon"
2.submersed - growing or remaining under watersubmersed - growing or remaining under water; "viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat"; "submerged leaves"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
aquatic - operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"
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heuffeli Schott in a continuously submersed moss mat on a shadowed compact limestone wall (Mt Buila, 170m), one of them blooming in abundance.
The tape is capable of retaining 100 percent adhesion when submersed in either fresh or salt water and withstands harmful ultraviolet rays.
The unit consists of two heat exchangers submersed in a tank of water.
Can also withstand exposure to fluids such as gasoline, hydraulic oil and antifreeze, and can be submersed up to 6 feet deep.
Because the special glass bulb is sensitive to the ion concentration of the substance it was submersed in, a small battery is created.
Seed lots were submersed in solutions of ethyl methanesulfonate (EMS) ([CH.sub.3][SO.sub.3][C.sub.2][H.sub.5]) for 2 to 6 h, using a concentration between 0.4 and 1% EMS at pH 7.
Then machine is made in stainless steel throughout, and is supplied with its own pump which can either be submersed in the booth's reservoir or sited adjacent to the booth.
(There was a time when they submersed my face in the toilet, and locked me in a dungeon for a month), he said.
A previous study led by these authors has already shown that similar training can reduce the tendency to be submersed in a repetitive-thinking cycle about a negative life event.
Potamogetonaceae is a small subcosmopolitan monocot family of aquatic herbs with submersed or floating leaves, belonging to the order Alismatales (Haynes and Holm-Nielsen, 2003).