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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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Before water immersion, the shear strength increased with the molar ratio of NCO/OH and the recycled polyol ratio.
reported endurance performance ( distance run or cycle) improvement after water immersion (15, 21).
The changes induced by the immersion can be attributed to antidiuretic hormone suppression, which is also observed during immersion and, in addition, the water immersion decreases plasma renin activity (22).
These articles demonstrate the importance of the physical loss mechanism in combination with the hydrolytic degradation of the phosphitic as well as the phenolic components of the AO package in the surface of the polymer in oven aging and water immersion tests at elevated temperatures.
Water immersion induces hydrostatic pressure, which can cause the displacement of fluids within a person from the extremities towards the central cavity.
The Military Standard 810G certification provides protection against dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, low pressure/high altitudes, solar radiation, salt fog, humidity and water immersion.
Several of the youngsters were suering the eects of cold water immersion and exhaustion.
Constructed with a polycarbonate lens and die-cast aluminum housing, the light is sealed to IP67 for protection from dust entry and water immersion.
Die hardener was applied to the remaining apart of the stone dies to prevent distortion of the die stone during water immersion and thermocycling.
The null hypothesis tested was that the curing mode and water immersion period would not affect the water sorption and solubility of resin cements.
Cold water immersion - This is where you get into a cold water bath after exercise.
group; CK - creatine kinase; Mb - myoglobin; CRP - C-reactive protein MIVC - maximal voluntary isometric contraction; CWI - cold water immersion; CWT - contrast water therapy; WBC - whole body cryotherapy, TWI - thermoneutral water immersion; HR - heart rate, HWI - hot water immersion, CWT - contrast water therapy