submerse [səb mʉrs′]
submersed, submersing [< L submersus, pp. of submergere]
submersion [submʉr′zhən, sub mʉr′shən]

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  • Submerse — Sub*merse , a. (Bot.) Submersed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submerse — index immerse (plunge into) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • submerse — (v.) early 15c., from L. submersus, pp. of submergere (see SUBMERGE (Cf. submerge)). Related: Submersed; submersing …   Etymology dictionary

  • submerse — ► VERB technical ▪ submerge …   English terms dictionary

  • submerse — transitive verb (submersed; submersing) Etymology: Latin submersus, past participle of submergere Date: 1837 submerge • submersion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • submerse — submersion /seuhb merr zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. /seuhb merrs /, v.t., submersed, submersing. to submerge. [1830 40; prob. back formation from submersion < LL submersion , s. of submersio a sinking, equiv. to L submers(us) ptp. of submergere to… …   Universalium

  • submerse — verb To submerge See Also: submersible, submersion …   Wiktionary

  • submerse — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To plunge briefly in or into a liquid: dip, douse, duck, dunk, immerge, immerse, souse, submerge. See ENTER. 2. To go beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid: founder1, sink, submerge. See RISE …   English dictionary for students

  • submerse — v. submerge; immerse, cause to sink below the surface of a liquid; cover with water, flood; cover; sink adj. submerged, immersed, sunken; growing under water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • submerse — [səb mə:s] verb technical submerge. Origin ME: from L. submers plunged below , from submergere (see submerge) …   English new terms dictionary