immerse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v immerse devote (oneself) fully to "He immersed himself into his studies"
    • v immerse cause to be immersed "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
    • v immerse thrust or throw into "Immerse yourself in hot water"
    • v immerse enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Immerse Immersed; buried; hid; sunk. "Things immerse in matter."
    • Immerse To baptize by immersion.
    • Immerse To engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm. "The queen immersed in such a trance.""It is impossible to have a lively hope in another life, and yet be deeply immersed inn the enjoyments of this."
    • Immerse To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge. "Deep immersed beneath its whirling wave.""More than a mile immersed within the wood."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • immerse To plunge into anything, especially a fluid; sink; dip.
    • immerse Specifically, to baptize by immersion.
    • immerse Figuratively, to plunge into, as a state, occupation, interest, etc.; involve deeply: as, to immerse one's self in business.
    • immerse Immersed; buried; covered; deeply sunk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Immerse im-mėrs′ to plunge into: to dip: to baptise by dipping the whole body: to engage deeply: to overwhelm
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Quotations

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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
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    “You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. immersus, p. p. of immergere,. See Immerge
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Immerge.

Usage

In literature:

They were sown in earth, in pots immersed in water, and enclosed in a glass case.
"Flowers and Flower-Gardens" by David Lester Richardson
When he opens the door, I will not even look round, I will be too much immersed in the page before me.
"Nancy" by Rhoda Broughton
LOAD-LINE, line painted on the outside of a vessel to mark the extreme of immersion in loading her with a cargo.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
To be baptized means to be immersed.
"The Harp of God" by J. F. Rutherford
Immersed in bitter reflection, he climbed the familiar stairway and sent his card to Mr.
"The Tracer of Lost Persons" by Robert W. Chambers
None join unless they've been immersed.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
This is best done by immersing the coil in a good liquid insulator, such as boiled-out oil.
"Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency" by Nikola Tesla
Begin to time from the minute the product is immersed in the boiling water.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
I immersed my thermometer and found it indicated 51 deg.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
It is the immersion for two hours or more in the specially prepared vats which is effectual.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Many years before Moses had been immersed in the baptistery at Rehoboth by the old pastor, Mr. Morell.
"Lancashire Idylls (1898)" by Marshall Mather
Moreover, that notion of total immersion was extremely repugnant to her.
"The Devil's Garden" by W. B. Maxwell
Usually the skin on the fingers absorbs water, swells and loosens from the flesh within a few hours after immersion.
"The Science of Fingerprints" by Federal Bureau of Investigation
In case of an immersion in clothes, with no help in sight, the sooner the swimmer removes his clothes the longer he can support himself.
"Swimming Scientifically Taught" by Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
The oil-tank is cooled by being immersed in a cold-water tank through which water is constantly circulated.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
Down into, and up out of, are required by the word baptize, which means immerse.
"Bertha and Her Baptism" by Nehemiah Adams
About the line of load immersion of the ship's hull; or that part of the vessel which is at the surface of the water.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
And she said: The head of John the Immerser.
"The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." by Various
I extended the precautions so far as to immerse this hive a second time, to assure myself that no male had escaped my researches.
"New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber
Whilst I was immersed in the humiliation of these thoughts Miss Annot entered.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
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In poetry:

In high Olympus' sacred shade
A gift Minerva wrought
For her beloved philosopher
Immersed in deepest thought.
"To Papa" by Louisa May Alcott
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
Clouds do not always veil the skies,
Nor showers immerse the verdant plain;
Nor do the billows always rise,
Or storms afflict the ruffled main.
"Horace: Book II. Ode 9" by Samuel Johnson
To Art we go as to a well, athirst,
And see our shadow 'gainst its mimic skies,
But in its depth must plunge and be immersed
To clasp the naiad Truth where low she lies.
"Epigrams" by William Watson
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
Him all wait for—him all yield up to—his word is decisive and
final,
Him they accept, in him lave, in him perceive themselves, as amid
light,
Him they immerse, and he immerses them.
"Now List To My Morning's Romanza" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Immersive and challenging are two words I'd use to describe Fresno State's production of " Sty of the Blind Pig".
Through hikes and rides along the hills of the central West Bank, the Sufi Trail is a chance for foreign and local tourists to spend a day immersed in nature and discover the roots of Sufism , or Islamic mysticism.
Orlando Magic Center Dwight Howard has been immersed in trade talks since the NBA lockout was lifted.
Long-time Daily News theater critic Howard Kissel, who spent his life joyously immersed in the classic culture of New York, died Friday at his Manhattan home.
If the rug is contaminated with urine, this type of construction will not take full immersion soaking for very long.
Naomi and Jeffrey organize cultural and culinary immersion tours.
The University of Missouri (MU) has created an $85,000 immersive lab to allow its undergraduate architectural studies students to visualize what their buildings and rooms will look like when they're actually built.
Pink Floyd has revealed the audio and video tracklist for the seven-disc "Immersion Edition" box set of their 1979 opus 'The Wall.
Method actor Matthew McConaughey has immersed himself so much into the role of an AIDS victim by undergoing an extreme diet that could lead to serious health problems in his real life, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
Series TTW Weatherproof Immersion Temperature Transmitter.
Immersion blenders have whirling blades and a guard on the end of a long wand, somewhat like a mobile milkshake blender .
Vegetable based soups, like cream of spinach, come together in a snap with an immersion blender .
The jump scares and shocks will enhance with a new depth and immersion.
Camp Invention immerses youths in creative problem-solving course.
As we totally immerse ourselves into another legislative session, I need to "clear the air" on several issues that have come to my attention.
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In science:

Since f is a closed immersion and localization long exact sequences do exist, we are reduced to check that KG i (X )g = 0 for any G-scheme such that X g =
Induced and simple modules of double affine Hecke algebras
Assume that X is smooth and f is a closed immersion.
Induced and simple modules of double affine Hecke algebras
Then the map δ : ZP → (TP )2 composed of the inclusion Z ⊂ T 2 and the diagonal P → P 2 is a closed immersion.
Induced and simple modules of double affine Hecke algebras
The preceding conclusions are drawn from results obtained using a simple model for a thin, isolated, untwisted flux ring immersed in a non-evolving, rigidly rotating stellar interior.
Magnetic Fields in Massive Stars. II. The Buoyant Rise of Magnetic Flux Tubes Through the Radiative Interior
Given a matter distribution ρ immersed in its own gravitational potential φ.
Close encounters of black holes
We observe that f |µ−1(t) is a Legendrian immersion whose image is contained in Image f .
Generic singularities of implicit systems of first order differential equations on the plane
By Proposition 4.1, ℓ(µ,f ) is a Legendrian immersion.
Generic singularities of implicit systems of first order differential equations on the plane
Proposition 1.1 Every neighbourhood of an exponential distribution contains a neighbourhood of gamma distributions, using the subspace topology of R3 and information theoretic immersions.
Information geometric neighbourhoods of randomness and geometry of the McKay bivariate gamma 3-manifold
Proof: Dodson and Matsuzoe have provided an affine immersion in Euclidean R3 for G , the manifold of gamma distributions with Fisher information metric.
Information geometric neighbourhoods of randomness and geometry of the McKay bivariate gamma 3-manifold
The authors wish to thank Dr Hiroshi Matsuzoe for helpful comments concerning affine immersions.
Information geometric neighbourhoods of randomness and geometry of the McKay bivariate gamma 3-manifold
Definitions. A C 1 -mapping f : M → N is called an immersion, if rang (df |x : TxM → Tf (x)N ) = mM for each x ∈ M .
Line antiderivations over local fields and their applications
An immersion f : M → N is called an embedding, if f is bijective. 3.21.
Line antiderivations over local fields and their applications
C (q ,n−1) , then there exists a mapping κ such that κ ∈ S C (q+1,n−1) or κ ∈ P C (q ,n) is sufficiently close to πl0 relative to k ∗ kC 1 correspondingly such that κ ◦ θ is the immersion, since M is compact.
Line antiderivations over local fields and their applications
X = ∪n∈Z+ Xn , each Xn is a Noetherian algebraic variety, and the inclusions Xn ⊂ Xn+1 are closed immersions of algebraic varieties.
Ind--varieties of generalized flags as homogeneous spaces for classical ind--groups
Conversely, given a closed immersion X ֒→ P(V ), the inverse image of OP(V ) (1) on X is a very ample invertible sheaf on X .
Ind--varieties of generalized flags as homogeneous spaces for classical ind--groups
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