Immersion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈmɜːrʃn|  American pronunciation of the word immersion
Brit.  |ɪˈmɜːʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word immersion


- sinking until covered completely with water (syn: submergence, submersion)
- (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse (syn: ingress)
- complete attention; intense mental effort (syn: absorption, concentration)
- a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged
- the act of wetting something by submerging it (syn: ducking, submersion)

Extra examples

We were surprised by his complete immersion in the culture of the island.

He learned French through immersion.

I'm taking an immersion course in German.

Word forms

singular: immersion
plural: immersions
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