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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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