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immersion

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

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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Councilor BG Guingona, the main proponent of the ordinance on the operations for Once Islas, says more activities are being planned for the island-hopping trip, such as surfing, zip line adventures and a cultural immersion village.
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It emphasizes that indigenous tourism experiences and cultural immersion remain a big factor whether traveling within your own home country or jaunting to faraway lands.
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Recommendation: Students learn world languages online through real-life communication, cultural immersion, performance-based tasks, and project-based learning.
There is an environment for unique cultural immersion for students, faculty and staff.

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