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


(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.


The disappearance of a celestial body either by passing behind another or passing into another's shadow.
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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While the natives enjoyed the music, McDonald and his fellow Americans enjoyed the cultural immersion.
Outside the construction site, guests will live with a host family, likely without electricity and running water, and participate in cultural immersion activities designed to educate travelers about the issues facing the local community.
Study Abroad Europe offers cultural immersion throughout Europe with several fields of study including Hospitality Management, Art, History, Business, and Culinary Arts.
Environment of unique cultural immersion of participants, faculty and staff
Her particular interests were the expansion of Vasa scholarship programs and the Sjolunden program, a Swedish cultural immersion experience for young people.
Other benefits include moderated peer-to-peer discussions about current issues and best practices, guest lectures by business leaders, site visits with local business leaders, and cultural immersion into the business communities and history of the cities where modules are held.
17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the end of the Global Tour 2015, a cultural immersion campaign by the Hangzhou Tourism Commission (HTC) in which ambassadors from the U.
8220;Making a difference is an obvious motivation, but we found it interesting that the number 2 motivational factor for volunteering abroad was cultural immersion.
Building on the successful Hamer Scholarships program for China, the Victorian Government will deliver a new round of Hamer Scholarships that will support up to 50 Victorians each year for four years to undertake intensive Indonesian language study and cultural immersion at an Indonesian university , Dr Napthine said.
The plaza takeover celebrated the completion of the Global Tour 2015, a cultural immersion campaign in which two families and two storytellers from the U.
It was a total cultural immersion and my group and I learned everything from special Costa Rican words to the typical foods.
The fellows spent six weeks participating in professional development, cultural immersion and leadership training, all driven by the Mendoza College of Business.

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