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

 plunging
 內緣翻邊; 壓入法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plunge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plunged p. pr. & vb. n. Plunging ]
 1. To thrust into water, or into any substance that is penetrable; to immerse; to cause to penetrate or enter quickly and forcibly; to thrust; as, to plunge the body into water; to plunge a dagger into the breast.  Also used figuratively; as, to plunge a nation into war. “To plunge the boy in pleasing sleep.”
    Bound and plunged him into a cell.   --Tennyson.
    We shall be plunged into perpetual errors.   --I. Watts.
 2. To baptize by immersion.
 3. To entangle; to embarrass; to overcome. [Obs.]
    Plunged and graveled with three lines of Seneca.   --Sir T. Browne.