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

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Example sentences
The simple act of vacuum-packing food and immersing it in hot water changes the
  physics of cooking more than you might think.
At a research university, you may be able to escape a certain amount of student
  contact by immersing yourself in your scholarship.
They are all dimensions of involving and immersing yourself in your discipline
  long before you choose to seek a grant.
She was immersing herself in the rapidly evolving sciences of stress physiology
  and neuroendocrinology.
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