HyperDic: submersion

English > 2 senses of the word submersion:
NOUNeventsubmersion, submergence, submerging, immersionsinking until covered completely with water
actsubmersion, immersion, ducking, dousingthe act of wetting something by submerging it
submersion > pronunciation
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English > submersion: 2 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningsinking until covered completely with water.
Synonymssubmergence, submerging, immersion
NarrowerdipA brief immersion
BroadersinkingA descent as through liquid / liquid (especially through water)
Spanishinmersión, sumergimiento, sumersión
Verbssubmerge, submersesink below the surface
submerseput under water
English > submersion: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of wetting something by submerging it.
Synonymsimmersion, ducking, dousing
BroaderwettingThe act of making something wet
Verbssubmerge, submerseput under water

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