Im*merse" (?), a. [L. immersus, p. p. of immergere. See Immerge.]

Immersed; buried; hid; sunk.

[Obs.] "Things immerse in matter."



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Im*merse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Immersed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Immersing.]


To plunge into anything that surrounds or covers, especially into a fluid; to dip; to sink; to bury; to immerge.

Deep immersed beneath its whirling wave. J Warton.

More than a mile immersed within the wood. Dryden.


To baptize by immersion.


To engage deeply; to engross the attention of; to involve; to overhelm.

The queen immersed in such a trance. Tennyson.

It is impossible to have a lively hope in another life, and yet be deeply immersed inn the enjoyments of this. Atterbury.


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