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immersion

 [ĭ-mer´zhun]
1. the plunging of a body into a liquid.
2. the use of the microscope with the object and object glass both covered with a liquid.
3. a state of being deeply involved in something.
cultural immersion the process of becoming familiar with a culture by extensive questioning and by active participation in the life of the culture, a technique used in ethnographic research for gaining increased familiarity with language, sociocultural norms, traditions, and other social dimensions in a culture.
immersion foot a condition resembling trench foot occurring in persons who have spent long periods in water.

im·mer·sion

(i-mer'zhŭn),
1. The placing of a body under water or other liquid.
2. microscopy filling the space between the objective lens and the top of the cover glass with a fluid, such as water or oil, to reduce spheric aberration and increase effective numeric aperture by elimination of refractive effects that result from an air-glass interface; the best resolution is achieved when the space between the condenser lens and the specimen slide is also filled with the fluid.
[L. immergo, pp. -mersus, to dip in (in + mergo)]

im·mer·sion

(i-mĕr'zhŭn)
1. Placing a body under water or other liquid.
2. microscopy filling space between objective lens and top of cover glass with a fluid, such as water or oil, to reduce spheric aberration and increase effective numeric aperture.
[L. immergo, pp. -mersus, to dip in (in + mergo)]
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