immersion immersion  /ɪ ˈmɜr ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) sinking until covered completely with water
  2. (n) (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
  3. (n) complete attention; intense mental effort
  4. (n) a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
  5. (n) the act of wetting something by submerging it

Usage(s):

  1. Using an immersion blender, mix sauce until bacon is in small pieces.
  2. Of these men, not one had to drop out because of immersion foot; only six of them developed it, and theirs were mild cases.
  3. If you can afford the time and tuition costs, an immersion course or study abroad are time-tested training methods.

News

  1. First Business awards GPS Education Partners $75,000 in scholarships

    The Butler-based nonprofit organization, centered on training students in manufacturing to ensure a qualified workforce, will use the funding to bring new students into its 21-month immersion program.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Small Business Times

  2. Reflections: New life celebration

    I have been a minister for 11 12 years, and this past Pentecost Sunday I had the privilege for the first time to conduct three baptisms by immersion.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Immersion Licenses Haptic Technology to Sharp Corporation

    Immersion Corporation , the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced that the recently released docomo AQUOS PHONE ZETA SH-06E manufactured by Sharp includes Immersion’s haptics technology.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The American people believe English should be the official language of the government. ...... We should replace bilingual education with immersion in English so people learn the common language of the country and they learn the language of...
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: Newt Gingrich Source: Washington Post

  2. "It's flattering, absolutely," Kelly said in an interview with The Associated Press. "But I have no plans to run for political office." "This is a full-time, total-immersion job - truly 24 hours, seven days a week. You need total...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Raymond Kelly Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "We look forward to exploring with Immersion exciting new ways to bring the largest and best range of gameplay experiences to our customers," Kazuo Hirai, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., said in a joint statement.
    on Mar 1, 2007 By: Kazuo Hirai Source: Bloomberg

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