Translation of immerse in Spanish:

immerse

Pronunciation: /ɪˈmɜːrs; ɪˈmɜːs/

vt

  • 1.1 (submerge) to immerse sth/sb (in sth) sumergir* algo/a algn (en algo)
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    • 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.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] bautizar* por inmersión
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    • 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.
    1.3 (absorb, involve) to be immersed in sth estar* sumido or absorto or enfrascado en algo
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    • 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.

v refl

  • to immerse oneself in sth he immersed himself in his work se metió de lleno or se sumergió en su trabajo I try to immerse myself totally in the part intento meterme a fondo en el personaje

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