Associations to the word «Immersion»


IMMERSION, noun. The act of immersing or the condition of being immersed
IMMERSION, noun. The total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism
IMMERSION, noun. (British) (Ireland) (informal) an immersion heater
IMMERSION, noun. (mathematics) a smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding
IMMERSION, noun. (astronomy) The disappearance of a celestial body, by passing either behind another, as in the occultation of a star, or into its shadow, as in the eclipse of a satellite; opposed to emersion.
IMMERSION BLENDER, noun. A long, electric, hand-held tool with sharp blades at the end, designed for immersion into food to mash or liquefy it.
IMMERSION BLENDERS, noun. Plural of immersion blender
IMMERSION FOOT, noun. A medical condition which can affect the feet when they are constantly cold and wet. Similar to, but not the same as frostbite.
IMMERSION HEATER, noun. A device for supplying domestic hot water in which a thermostatically-controlled heating element is immersed within a tank of water
IMMERSION LENS, noun. A microscopic objective of short focal distance designed to work with a drop of liquid between the front lens and the slide, so that this lens is practically immersed.

Dictionary definition

IMMERSION, noun. Sinking until covered completely with water.
IMMERSION, noun. (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse.
IMMERSION, noun. Complete attention; intense mental effort.
IMMERSION, noun. A form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged.
IMMERSION, noun. The act of wetting something by submerging it.

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