- 1 [with object] Dip or submerge in a liquid: immerse the paper in water for twenty minutesMore example sentences
- The food to be poached must be fully immersed in the liquid and not allowed to boil otherwise it can toughen the most delicate protein.
- The first one involved usage of liquid paraffin for immersing nerves while dissecting and recording from them.
- In our experiments, however, both tip and sample are completely immersed in liquids.
- 1.1Baptize (someone) by immersion in water.More example sentences
- Through Christ, we are immersed in the waters of new life, transformed and made whole.
- There the High Priest washed the child in the Sacred Basin beside the altar and immersed her in the holy water.
- 2 (immerse oneself or be immersed) Involve oneself deeply in a particular activity: she immersed herself in her work she was still immersed in her thoughtsMore example sentences
- To ‘flow’ in this context means that you are able to immerse yourself in some activity so deeply that you forget about anything else.
- After his retirement he immersed himself in various charitable activities.
- The piece questions and explores the ideas of communication and its absence through images and time lags, while immersing the audience in Kitamura's all-encompassing world of movement, sound and images.
early 17th century: from Latin immers- 'dipped into', from the verb immergere, from in- 'in' + mergere 'to dip'.