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Submersion   /səbmˈərʒən/   Listen
Submersion

noun
1.
Sinking until covered completely with water.  Synonyms: immersion, submergence, submerging.
2.
The act of wetting something by submerging it.  Synonyms: dousing, ducking, immersion.






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"Submersion" Quotes from Famous Books



... water upon his brain, and the combined pains he was enduring, rendered him almost deranged. It is said that drowning is the easiest of deaths, but those who have recovered from a state nearly approaching actual death by submersion in the water, describe the sensations of recovery to consciousness to be beyond description, painful and terrible. Those who have for a moment fainted from some sudden cause have partially realized this misery in the anguish caused for an instant ...
— The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite - A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus • Lieutenant Maturin Murray



Words linked to "Submersion" :   dousing, submerging, submerge, submerse, dip, sinking, ducking, immersion, wetting



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