Definitions

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  • n. Obsolete form of immersion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Immersion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of dipping or plunging under a liquid; immersion.

Etymologies

Latin mersio. See merge. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And the Gospel of Mark would declare that on my im - mersion, the heavens opened and I saw "a spirit like a dove descending."

    The Gospel according to the Son

  • Disgusted, I surrender to the inevitable, let myself be driven into an im-mersion bath.

    Passage at Arms

  • But when Ellen tried to rescue her mind from mersion into this excess of beauty and to fix it on the small, warmly-coloured pattern of the domestic life within the room it was lost as completely and disastrously, so far as following its own ends went, in the not less excessive view of the spiritual world presented by this woman's face.

    The Judge

  • It may have gathered marine growth, barnacles, weed, etc., and its paint may have faded and ablated from im-mersion but, clean it up, scrape off the surface and the truth will be revealed.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • Jupiter was so near the opposition, that neither the im - mersion into, nor emersion out of, the shadow could be observed.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

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