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 Dictionary entry overview: What does submersion mean? 

  The noun SUBMERSION has 2 senses:

1. sinking until covered completely with water
2. the act of wetting something by submerging it

  Familiarity information: SUBMERSION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1submersion [BACK TO TOP]


Sinking until covered completely with water

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events


immersion; submergence; submerging; submersion

Hypernyms ("submersion" is a kind of...):

sinking (a descent as through liquid (especially through water))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "submersion"):

dip (a brief immersion)

Sense 2submersion [BACK TO TOP]


The act of wetting something by submerging it

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


dousing; ducking; submersion; immersion

Hypernyms ("submersion" is a kind of...):

wetting (the act of making something wet)

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