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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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Kamioka H, Tsutani K, Okuizumi H, Mutoh Y, Ohta M, Handa S, Okada S, Kitayuguchi J, Kamada M, Shiozawa M, Honda T (2010) Effectiveness of aquatic exercise and balneotherapy: a summary of systematic reviews based on randomized controlled trials of water immersion therapies.
Table 2 shows the values and the percentages of variation of different mechanical properties in the polyurethanes before and after water immersion at 70[degrees]C during 15 days; for sake of clarity, the percentage of variation for each mechanical property is given in Figure 14 (red bars: polyurethane prepared with polyether only; blue bars: polyurethane prepared with 40wt% polyether + 60wt% polycarbonate diol).
A traveling microscope was used to assess the marginal discrepancy of each sample before subjecting them to water immersion and thermocycling.
The moisture movement behavior and dimension and weight changes of an extruded WPPC were investigated using extended time drying and water immersion in this study.
1996) investigated the effect of water immersion in blood lactate removal after a high-intensity (80% of peak V[O.
Figure 1(a) shows the variation in residual stress in an AA coating during wet/dry cycling with a period of 48 hours (that is 24 hours water immersion followed by 24 hours drying out in a room at 30 [degrees] C).
JIS-B includes boiling water immersion for 2 hours and 1 hour water immersion (JIS 1994).
Applications include salt and fresh water immersion service; ballast tanks; bilges and wet void areas; decks and super-structures; and underwater hulls.
Ideal for elastomer profiles, hoses, weatherstrip and insulated wire and cable applications, the system eliminates contamination caused by water immersion or spray systems by utilizing gasified liquid nitrogen as the cooling source, according to the company.
Being "military tough" (military standard 810G) means it can stand up to dust, shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, blowing rain and water immersion.
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