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  • n. the act of submerging or the state of being submerged; submersion

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of submerging, or the state of being submerged; submersion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of submerging, or plunging under water: the state of being submerged; submersion; hence, a sinking out of sight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sinking until covered completely with water


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  • Problems of long-term submergence of the ricefield after the fish were reared were avoided.

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  • Such figures have been termed submergence cohesion figures; they are vortex rings.

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  • "submergence" of Natasha's Pearl character and, in some way, the end of her time in New York with her boyfriend.


  • In the wake of climate change, Bikini Atoll is slated for submergence under the rising waters of the South Pacific.

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  • Land along rivers is usually characterized by floodplain levels related to past submergence in times of high water.

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  • If Persephone at any time resoundly succeeds, it's in the long passages when Ben Neill's "mutant trumpet" meshes with the haunting time-lapse cinematography and organic montage of Bill Morrison, the enthralling scrim projections of Laurie Olinder, and Jim Ambrosone's precision lighting to effect the ellipses of dream, aquatic submergence, and soaring bird's eye views accessible only with the omniscience of gods.

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  • Xinhua quoted Liu Cigui , director of the State Oceanic Administration, on Saturday that a "marvel" of Chinese manned submergence would occur in the next 15 days.

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  • … Relative submergence of the domestic Anglo-Saxon stock is strongly indicated for the future.

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  • Five minutes afterward, in another submergence, a mess of bodies poured down on them over the top of the cabin.


  • The impacts of the 2008 submergence are documented in a short video feature by Al Jazeera.

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