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immersion

(i-mer -shŏn) Entry of a celestial body into a state of invisibility during an eclipse or occultation.

Immersion

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Immersion is a term used to describe the Sun or the Moon as it enters an eclipse. Sometimes the term is applied to occultations.

immersion

[ə′mər·zhən]
(astronomy)
The disappearance of a celestial body either by passing behind another or passing into another's shadow.
(mathematics)
A mapping ƒ of a topological space X into a topological space Y such that for every xX there exists a neighborhood N of x, such that ƒ is a homeomorphism of N onto ƒ(N).
(science and technology)
Placement into or within a fluid, usually water.
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Madeleine Golda, Cross-Cultural Training director of EduBoston, and executive director of Bachson Academy, states, "The international student homestay industry has to keep up with trends that affect students, including academics, cultural immersion, expectations, English proficiency challenges and so much more.
This is our strongest selling point because our visitors can experience genuine and truly meaningful cultural immersions that benefit the host communities.
From fine in-house food and beverage establishments complete with the gastronomic delights of Michelin-starred chef Marc Haeberlin, to well-appointed guest rooms, fully functional meetings and events facilities with the latest in innovative tools for business and leisure travellers, Royal Savoy Lausanne offers the ultimate relaxation experience on the backdrop of cultural immersion, leisure attractions and historic charm.
These are, firstly, that global leaders require cultural immersion in the relevant local markets.
Each summer, more than 1,000 cadets travel to over 30 countries as part of a cultural immersion and military-to-military exchange with our multinational partners.
This combination of actual practice and cultural immersion will be also open a way for our poor farming families to earn more as it will also generate employment in many rural areas," she said.
The authors explore the impact of a 3-week homestay cultural immersion on 10 counselor trainees by analyzing their 210 structured journals using consensual qualitative research.
During the summer, Newcastle High organised an outward bound course in Spain which combined language learning and cultural immersion with practical and fun outdoor activities which were taught exclusively in Spanish.
A cultural immersion experience has been defined as "direct, prolonged, in vivo contact with a culture different from that of the trainees" (Pope-Davis, Breaux, & Liu, 1997, p.
The students lived with Dominican families and participated in a cultural immersion experience, in an attempt to become more culturally competent as a nurse and human being.
I really cannot recommend going to work, study or taking part in a cultural immersion project in Europe enough - I would do it again in a heartbeat.
OCT 10-28 CANADA Get a glimpse of Canada's Celtic traditions during the Island Wide Celtic Cultural Immersion in Nova Scotia.

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