HyperDic: immersion

English > 5 senses of the word immersion:
NOUNeventimmersion, submergence, submerging, submersionsinking until covered completely with water
eventimmersion, ingress(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
cognitionimmersion, concentration, engrossment, absorptioncomplete attention
actimmersiona form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
actimmersion, submersion, ducking, dousingthe act of wetting something by submerging it
immersion > pronunciation
Soundsihmer'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > immersion: 5 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningsinking until covered completely with water.
Synonymssubmergence, submerging, submersion
NarrowerdipA brief immersion
BroadersinkingA descent as through liquid / liquid (especially through water)
Spanishinmersión, sumergimiento, sumersión
Catalanimmersió
English > immersion: 5 senses > noun 2, event
Meaning(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse.
Synonymingress
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Part ofeclipse, occultationOne celestial body obscures another
BroaderdisappearanceThe event of passing out of sight
Oppositeegress, emersion(astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
Spanishingreso, inmersión
English > immersion: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningcomplete attention; intense mental effort.
Synonymsconcentration, engrossment, absorption
Narrowerfocus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centeringThe concentration of attention or energy on something
specialismThe concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
studyA state of deep mental absorption
BroaderattentionThe faculty or power of mental concentration
Spanishconcentración
Catalanconcentració
Verbsimmersedevote (oneself) fully to
English > immersion: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged.
Narrowertrine immersionbaptism by immersion three times (in the names in turn of the Trinity)
BroaderbaptismA Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
Spanishinmersión
Catalanimmersió
English > immersion: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of wetting something by submerging it.
Synonymssubmersion, ducking, dousing
BroaderwettingThe act of making something wet
Spanishinmersión
Catalanimmersió
Verbsimmersecause to be immersed

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