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Meaning of SUBMERSION

Pronunciation:  sub'murzhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of wetting something by submerging it
  2. [n]  sinking until covered completely with water
 

SUBMERSION is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dousing, ducking, immersion, immersion, submergence, submerging
 
 See Also: dip, sinking, wetting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*mer"sion\, n. [L. submersio: cf. F. submersion.]
1. The act of submerging, or putting under water or other
   fluid, or of causing to be overflowed; the act of plunging
   under water, or of drowning.

2. The state of being put under water or other fluid, or of
   being overflowed or drowned.

 

 

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