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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·merse /ɪˈmɝs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·merse a.  Immersed; buried; hid; sunk. [Obs.] “Things immerse in matter.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water" [syn:
      2: engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his
         studies" [syn: steep, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb,
          soak up]
      3: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The
         huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly
         thereafter" [syn: swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up]
      4: cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students
         into the study of the Italian text" [syn: plunge]