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Noun: immersion  i'mur-zhun
  1. Sinking until covered completely with water
    - submergence, submerging, submersion
     
  2. (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    - ingress
     
  3. Complete attention; intense mental effort
    - concentration, engrossment, absorption
     
  4. A form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
     
  5. The act of wetting something by submerging it
    - submersion, ducking, dousing

Sounds like: iliac, ilsion, emer

Derived forms: immersions

Type of: attention, baptism, disappearance, sinking, wetting

Antonym: emersion

Part of: eclipse, occultation

Encyclopedia: Immersion