immersion

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immersion (plural immersions)

  1. the act of immersing or the condition of being immersed
  2. the total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism
  3. (UK, Ireland, informal) an immersion heater
  4. (mathematics) a smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding
  5. (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.

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immersion

  1. Genitive singular form of immersio.

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