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tr.v. sub·mersed, sub·mers·ing, sub·mers·es
To submerge.

[Probably back-formation from submersion, act of submerging, from Late Latin submersiō, submersiōn-, from Latin submersus, past participle of submergere, to submerge; see submerge.]

sub·mer′sion (-mûr′zhən, -shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.submersion - sinking until covered completely with watersubmersion - 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.submersion - the act of wetting something by submerging itsubmersion - the act of wetting something by submerging it
wetting - the act of making something wet
غَمْر بالماء، تَغْطيس
bat madal masu altında kalma


[səbˈmɜːʃən] Nsumersión f


nUntertauchen nt; (of submarine)Tauchen nt; (by flood) → Überschwemmung f; submersion in liquidEintauchen ntin Flüssigkeit; prolonged submersion in waterlanges Liegen im Wasser


[səbˈmɜːʃn] n (see vt) → sommersione f, immersione f


(səbˈməːdʒ) verb
to cover with, or sink under, water or other liquid. I watched the submarine submerging.
subˈmerged adjective
sunk beneath the surface. Submerged rocks are a great danger to shipping.
subˈmergence noun
subˈmersion (-ʃən (American) -ʒən) noun
References in classic literature ?
So, for this reason, he drank but seldom since he always regretted the things he did under the promptings of that other self which only could assert its ego when reason was threatened with submersion.
Unhappily for the propensity of the steward, breath was as necessary after one of these draughts as after his submersion, and the time at length arrived when he was compelled to let go the bottle.
By a happy mingling of reasoning and intuition peculiar to her sex she found gold at her first descent, and emerged after three hours' submersion with about two hundredweight of ore containing gold in the unparalleled quantity of seventeen ounces to the ton.
Contract notice: design, realization and installation of street furniture: a digital totem to raise awareness and inform about the risk of flooding by marine submersion (concept of ~tri-tem)
Jameson proposes a dialectic capable of holding together in one breath the heterogeneities that reflect biological individuality, people's submersion in collective history, and class struggle, as well as alienation from a disembodied new world of information and abstraction.
A study conducted in the Philippines from 2006 to 2013 showed some 3,276 people die each year of drowning and submersion. It is the second-leading cause of death among children aged 14 years and below.
Signe de l'inquietude des ingenieurs, une alerte a ete lancee dimanche matin dans la petite ville de Brumadinho face au risque de submersion imminente.
The grand procession of leading the sculptures into water bodies are how devotees bid farewell and this is known as the "visarjan" or submersion. But, we have a worrying cause left by the end of the submersion, polluted water bodies.
The receptionist died in April but the cause of death - MDMA toxicity and submersion in water - was only revealed at an inquest last week.
We are hoping OnePlus could get at least an IP67 rating which allows submersion to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.
Drowning is defined as a condition resulting in death due to complete submersion or immersion in water.

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