• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Immersed Deeply occupied; engrossed; entangled.
    • Immersed Deeply plunged into anything, especially a fluid.
    • Immersed (Bot) Growing wholly under water.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • immersed Deeply plunged into a fluid, or, figuratively, into some state, occupation, etc.
    • immersed In botany:
    • immersed Growing wholly under water, as aquatic plants.
    • immersed Originating beneath the surface of the matrix, or beneath the soil In mosses the capsule is said to be immersed when covered over and concealed by the leaves of the perichætium. The fructification of lichens is immersed when sunk or plunged into the thallus.
    • immersed In entomology, said of a part which is somewhat or wholly sunken in another part, as the head when it is covered by the prothorax.
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    “A sale is not something you pursue, it's what happens to you while you are immersed in serving your customer.”
  • Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
    “You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.”


In literature:

This mode of plating secures to modern plate a durability not possessed by any plate silvered by immersion.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 14, Issue 404, December 12, 1829" by Various
Better to say she was immersed in the inward state.
"Summer on the Lakes, in 1843" by S.M. Fuller
He was sipping his Madeira, immersed in melancholy musing, when his father entered and requested a rational solution of all this absurdity.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VII" by Various
Suddenly there came a brighter flash, a deeper crash, and it seemed for the moment that the house was immersed in a lurid glare of light.
"Withered Leaves from Memory's Garland" by Abigail Stanley Hanna
For these screws, the immersions inserted in the table give the vertical positions.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887" by Various
A clean iron plate is immersed in the solution to remove any trace of copper.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887" by Various
Why do not the leaves of the Cabbage remain wet, after being immersed in water, and again taken out of it?
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, Issue 549 (Supplementary issue)" by Various
It is easily made by tying a little soot in a coarse canvas bag and immersing it in a pail of water.
"Gardening for the Million" by Alfred Pink
The train came in, and he got wearily in, shook hands, and immersed himself in a book.
"The Silent Isle" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Great souls wish nothing but the great, and all artifices seem shamefully puerile to one immersed in the infinite.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
This singularly delicate and clear-looking fish has, after long immersion in spirits, a pale flesh colour, with transparent and spotless fins.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
The groves of pines were immersed in a sea of scrub-oak and luxuriant undergrowth.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
Behold the holy waters wherein was the Son of God immersed.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
She lay motionless on her back, totally immersed save for eyes, nostrils and mouth.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
Before being used, they should be immersed for a short time in cold water.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
B.B Glasses of water in which they are immersed.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
It was easy for the king, immersed in pleasure, to forget the miserable.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
Lucy saw that he was immersed in thought, and she did not interrupt him.
"The Explorer" by W. Somerset Maugham
The only way the air can get in is up the hollowed mast, the bottom of which is immersed in the water in the boat.
"Indian Conjuring" by L. H. Branson
The second satellite is immersed in this shadow, and consequently eclipsed.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball

In poetry:

The great ship lantern-girdled,
Her engines thresh, immerse
The great ship that had station
Takes motion for her course.
"The Landing" by Padraic Colum
Leave we the child: he is immersed
With scientists and mystics:
With deep prophetic voice he cries
Canadian food statistics.
"A Dedication To E.C.B." by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Your flesh has known delight,
like the grassland touched by dew
and immersed in its freshness:
so it was with you, O mother of all joy.
"Ave, Generosa" by Hildegard von Bingen
In thy channel, in thy channel,
Choak'd with ooze and grav'lly stones,
Deep immersed, and unhearsed,
Lies young Edward's corse: his bones
"To A River In Which A Child Was Drowned" by Charles Lamb
Ah! give me this to know,
With all thy saints below;
Swells my soul to compass thee,
Gasps in thee to live and move;
Filled with all the Deity,
All immersed and lost in love!
"Hymn XXVII: Saviour, the World's and Mine" by Charles Wesley
Mr. Boodle led a party that was Liberal - or Tory -
(Just according to your view-point) - and it represented those
Christened (by immersion) Percy, whose hot socks proclaimed their glory;
And its policy was such as you may readily supose.
"Git-Yer-Gun" by C J Dennis

In news:

At the end of the two weeks, she's required to immerse herself in a mikvah , a ritual bath, where she is spiritually cleansed.
Navajo Language & Culture: Arizona's Navajo Language Immersion School draws on tradition to spur its students to high achievement.
Immersed In Video On Rascal Flatts' Me And My Gang Tour.
The school offers high school students, many from elite private institutions in the Northeast, a semester to immerse themselves in nature, working on a farm on the 300-acre campus.
I'm not sure that you can really be involved in the muscle car hobby without finding yourself immersed in the pursuit of parts.
Hundreds gathered to commemorate and renew their heritage by immersing themselves in the old ways.
Spanish immersion leads to murals on entryway pillars at North Davis Preparatory Academy.
The North Davis Preparatory Academy has extended its Spanish immersion instruction to include the school's entryway pillars.
The immersive theatrical event, inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth, is held at a transformed commercial space in Chelsea.
How Punchdrunk Theatre Reels 'em In With Immersive Storytelling.
Tchotchke entitlement is out, information immersion is in.
As Ann Romney immersed herself in the elite world of riding over the last dozen years, she relied on Jan Ebeling as a trusted tutor and horse scout.
Polycom's RPX RealPresence Experience customizable, immersive videoconferencing environment includes audio, video, lighting, and furniture components.
Intelligent non-player characters that exhibit realistic ambient behaviors produce more captivating and immersive stories for the player.

In science:

The source ON 1 and the surrounding embedded cluster all appear well immersed in the observed 1.2 mm emission.
The structure of Onsala 1 star forming region
The UCHII region ON 1 is a relatively isolated massive star forming region associated with a small embedded cluster, all of which is immersed in a molecular clump of few thousand solar masses.
The structure of Onsala 1 star forming region
The simplest general relativistic cosmological scenario admitting local inhomogeneities is the EinsteinStraus Swiss-cheese model , in which Schwarzschild black holes and surrounding vacuum regions are immersed into a FLRW background.
No Swiss-cheese universe on the brane
If ∂tf vanishes nowhere, then fξ := f (ξ , ·) parameterizes an immersed smooth curve Γξ .
Simple tangential families and perestroikas of their envelopes
In this chapter we focus on the equilibrium statistical mechanics of a single polymer chain immersed in a quenched random medium.
Localization of Polymers in Random Media: Analogy with Quantum Particles in Disorder
So far, we have shown that µ is a local immersion.
Isomorphism problem for finitely generated fully residually free groups
In either case, µ restricted to S tar(v) is not a local immersion, a contradiction.
Isomorphism problem for finitely generated fully residually free groups
He used this, along with an immersion of Tn minus a point into Rn to show that the group of homeomorphisms of Rn is locally contractible.
Simplicity of QC(S^n) and LIP(S^n)
If every x ∈ X has a neighbourhood U such that f |U : U → Y is a LIP embedding then we say f is a LIP immersion.
Simplicity of QC(S^n) and LIP(S^n)
To see this it remains to show condition 4, that for every q ∈ Q there exists a LIP immersion ι : Q \ q → Rn .
Simplicity of QC(S^n) and LIP(S^n)
Choose q ∈ Q \ π( ¯D) and use condition 4 of Definition 3.1 to find a LIP immersion ι : Q \ q → BRn (0, 0.9).
Simplicity of QC(S^n) and LIP(S^n)
By post-composing ι with h we will get a LIP immersion of Q into Sn whose image is contained in some element of B which contains ¯D.
Simplicity of QC(S^n) and LIP(S^n)
This will give us a new LIP immersion ι′ : Q \ q → BRn (0, 0.9) with the additional property that ι′ ◦ π = id in a neighbourhood of ¯D.
Simplicity of QC(S^n) and LIP(S^n)
We describe the wonderful varieties having this property as well as the linear systems giving rise to such immersions.
Simple Immersions of Wonderful Varieties
Given a wonderful G-variety X , we want to study whether there exists a G-equivariant closed immersion in a pro jective space P(V ) where V is a simple G-module (a “simple immersion”, for brevity).
Simple Immersions of Wonderful Varieties