immersion

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From late Middle English, a borrowing from Late Latin immersio, immersionem.

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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. (Britain, 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.
  6. (linguistics) A form of foreign-language teaching where the language is used intensively to teach other subjects to a student.

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Noun[edit]

immersion

  1. Genitive singular form of immersio.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin immersio, immersionem.

Noun[edit]

immersion f ‎(plural immersions)

  1. immersion

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