Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To submerge or disappear in or as if in a liquid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To disappear by entering into any medium, as a star into the light of the sun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To dissapear by entering into any medium, as a star into the light of the sun.
  • transitive v. To plungel into, under, or within anything especially a fuid; to dip; to immerse. See immerse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To plunge into or under anything, especially into a fluid; immerse.
  • To disappear by entering into any medium, as a star into the light of the sun, or the moon into the shadow of the earth.

Etymologies

Latin immergere; see immerse.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
im- +‎ merge? (Wiktionary)

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