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submersion

 [sub-mer´zhun]
the act of placing or the condition of being under the surface of a liquid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Existence of Killing submersions over a given simply connected surface M for a prescribed bundle curvature, [tau] [member of] [C.sup.[infinity]](M), has been proved in [24].
Particularizing the above construction one can get models for all Killing submersions over [R.sup.2], [H.sup.2](c) and the punctured sphere [S.sup.2.sub.*](c).
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The majority of cases in the study, which looked at both fatal and non-fatal submersion events, involved children under 5 years of age (94 percent), involved males (56 percent), involved pools in the child's own yard (73 percent) and occurred during the summer months (81 percent).
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Polymer-treated cubes held up well to subsequent submersions in salt water, but untreated ones lost their strength and disintegrated, says Scherer.
Drowning is defined as a condition resulting in death due to complete submersion or immersion in water.

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