submersion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n submersion the act of wetting something by submerging it
    • n submersion sinking until covered completely with water
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Submersion The act of submerging, or putting under water or other fluid, or of causing to be overflowed; the act of plunging under water, or of drowning.
    • Submersion The state of being put under water or other fluid, or of being overflowed or drowned.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n submersion The act of submerging, or the state of being submerged.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. submersio,: cf. F. submersion,

Usage

In literature:

The submersible was sighted on July 1, 1915, by a French aeroplane.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
But we had suffered considerably through submersion.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
But we had suffered considerably through submersion.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
Three men stood in line on the aft hatch while the submersible glided through the port waters.
"Some Naval Yarns" by Mordaunt Hall
Total submersion can only be applied in the case of absolutely level lands, and is practised to an enormous extent in Piedmont and Lombardy.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
The earliest literary notices of baptism are far from conclusive in favour of submersion, and are often to be regarded as merely rhetorical.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Now that I think it over, I seem to remember that I had hoped, after all, that the submersion of the roads would forbid it.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
A big submersible breaks water suddenly.
"With The Night Mail" by Rudyard Kipling
The submersible was sighted on July 1, 1915, by a French aeroplane.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
The submersible was said to be of the newest and largest type and sixty men were believed to have been lost with her.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
Even to-day one hundred feet is an unusual depth of submersion for the largest submarines.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
Improvement in motive machinery is the vital necessity in the development of the submersible.
"The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner" by Georg-Günther von Forstner
Slowly but surely he made for the bow of the submersible.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
That was a goodly length of time for the first submersion.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Dick estimated that she was about three hundred feet in length, and considerably longer than the latest type of British submersible.
"The Fight for Constantinople" by Percy F. Westerman
The principal features of the Nordenfelt boat are its method of submersion and its propulsion by steam.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
A cold bath with submersion to unconsciousness is an old remedy now abandoned.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Varies exceedingly in its submersed leaves, peduncles, etc.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
As the mighty deluge swept through the clearing west of the prison, we bowed our heads in preparation of submersion in the advancing waterspout.
"Prison Life in Andersonville" by John L. Maile
One hundred and one years after the submersion of Aldland a people came out of the East.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
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In news:

ABS Launches New Submersible Sewage Pumps.
"Semi- submersibles " become the transportation of choice for drug smugglers.
Today, smugglers are moving tons of drugs towards the United States in so-called "semi- submersibles ," homemade vessels that travel just below the ocean's surface and cover distances of up to 2,000 miles.
A semi- submersible drug trafficking vessel afloat in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean on Jan, 7, 2009.
The Versatility of Hydraulic Submersible Pumps.
That is too much even for Alvin, the most famous of the world's tiny submersibles , which can take a pilot and two scientists down to a maximum depth of 2.8 miles.
Earlier on Wednesday one of the robotic submersibles apparently collided with the structure and closed a vent.
How about exploring the remains of the Titanic from an Mir submersible vehicle at 12,500 feet below sea level.
The contract option is for work on operational and decommissioning US Navy submarines, conversion submarines, special mission submersibles, submarine support facilities and related programs.
Oceanographers recover the submersible data collection device from the waters off Whidbey Island on Wednesday.
It is designed to be fully submersed in grain.
The University of Hawaii submersible program, already hit by federal budget cuts, is trying to line up research and commercial dives next year to keep the 32-year-old program afloat but has no contracts yet, officials said.
My one-day dive plan called for at least a half-dozen submersions at diverse locations around the island.
The key to preserving asparagus's flavor, texture, and color is blanching: a brief submersion first into boiling water and then into an ice bath.
Moving submersibles to Persian Gulf to oppose Iran.
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In science:

Then πX , πX ′ , πY are smooth, and πX is a submersion if f ′ is a submersion, and πX ′ is a submersion if f is a submersion, and πY is a submersion if both f ′ , f ′ are submersions.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Note that Proposition 2.6 would not be true if in defining submersions f : X → Y we had not imposed conditions over ∂ kX and ∂ lY for all k , l > 0, since otherwise X ×Y X ′ might fail to be a manifold with g-corners on strata coming from ∂ kX or ∂ k′ X ′ .
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Let X, X ′ , Y be orbifolds and f : X → Y , f ′ : X ′ → Y be smooth maps, at least one of which is a submersion.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Vq at least one of which is a submersion, inducing f , f ′ on p′ .
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Note that Fukaya and Ono [24, 25] use the notation weakly submersive, rather than strong submersion.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
We call (frp , ˆfrp) a submersion if frp is a submersion in the sense of Definitions 2.5 and 2.11, and ˆfrp : Ep → f ∗ rp (Fr ) is surjective.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
We call f a strong submersion if all the (frp , ˆfrp ) are submersions.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Clearly, if f , g are strong submersions then so is g ◦ f , and composition is associative, (h ◦ g) ◦ f = h ◦ (g ◦ f ).
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Fukaya et al. [24, Def. A1.37] define fibre products of Kuranishi spaces when f , f ′ are strong submersions to a manifold Y .
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Suppose at least one of f , f ′ is a strong submersion.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Here Vp ×fp ,Y ,f ′ p′ is the fibre product of orbifolds from Definition 2.14, defined as at least one of fp , f ′ p′ is a submersion, and πVp , πV ′ p′ are the pro jections p′ to Vp , V ′ from Vp ×Y V ′ p′ .
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Suppose X, X ′ are oriented Kuranishi spaces, Y is an oriented orbifold, and f : X → Y , f ′ : X ′ → Y are strong submersions.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Thus, our convention extends to fibre products X ×f ,Y f ′ X ′ in which only one of f , f ′ is a submersion.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
X, f−) such that Ker(df )|∂ f −X = Ker df− . (b) Let X, X ′ , Y be manifolds, f : X → Y , f ′ : X ′ → Y be submersions, and (X, f ), (X ′ , f ′ ) be cooriented.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
Let X, X ′ , Y be manifolds, f : X → Y be smooth, f ′ : X ′ → Y be a submersion, and suppose X is oriented and (X ′ , f ′ ) is cooriented.
Kuranishi homology and Kuranishi cohomology
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