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immersed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Immerse  \Im*merse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Immersed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Immersing}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  To  baptize  by  immersion. 
 
  3.  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Immersed  \Im*mersed"\,  p.  p.  &  a. 
  1.  Deeply  plunged  into  anything  especially  a  fluid. 
 
  2.  Deeply  occupied;  engrossed;  entangled. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  Growing  wholly  under  water.  --Gray. 




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