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immersed

[ih-murst] /ɪˈmɜrst/
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
1660-1670
1660-70; immerse + -ed2
Related forms
unimmersed, adjective
well-immersed, adjective
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immersed

/ɪˈmɜːst/
adjective
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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