immersed

[ih-murst]
adjective
1.
plunged or sunk in or as if in a liquid.
2.
Biology. somewhat or wholly sunk in the surrounding parts, as an organ.
3.
Botany. growing under water.

Origin:
1660–70; immerse + -ed2

unimmersed, adjective
well-immersed, adjective
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immerse

[ih-murs]
verb (used with object), immersed, immersing.
1.
to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink.
2.
to involve deeply; absorb: She is totally immersed in her law practice.
3.
to baptize by immersion.
4.
to embed; bury.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin immersus, past participle of immergere; see immerge

immersible, adjective
reimmerse, verb (used with object), reimmersed, reimmersing.

immerge, immerse.


1. immerge, duck, douse. See dip1. 2. engage.


4. disinter.
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immerse (ɪˈmɜːs)
 
vb (often foll by in)
1.  (often foll by in) to plunge or dip into liquid
2.  to involve deeply; engross: to immerse oneself in a problem
3.  to baptize by immersion
 
[C17: from Latin immergere, from im- (in) + mergere to dip]
 
im'mersible
 
adj

immersed (ɪˈmɜːst)
 
adj
1.  sunk or submerged
2.  (of plants) growing completely submerged in water
3.  (of a plant or animal organ) embedded in another organ or part
4.  involved deeply; engrossed

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Example sentences
And he became more and more creative as he immersed himself more deeply.
But they're so deeply immersed in their own heads that they can't see the world
  for their needs.
He was blowing on a plastic trumpet he had won, immersed in the kaleidoscopic
  whirl.
Lithium-ion batteries have two electrodes immersed in an electrically
  conductive solution, called an electrolyte.
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