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submersion

 [sub-mer´zhun]
the act of placing or the condition of being under the surface of a liquid.

submersion

the act of placing, or the condition of being under, the surface of a liquid.
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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).
In 18 percent of cases, a brief lapse in supervision, such as socializing with neighbours, answering the telephone and doing chores, was enough to allow a submersion event to occur.
Polymer-treated cubes held up well to subsequent submersions in salt water, but untreated ones lost their strength and disintegrated, says Scherer.
Contract notice: Establishment of regulatory issues and plan submersions rapides (psr) for works of protection against floods in the municipality of coulazou fabrgues.
La prsente consultation concerne un march relatif l~tablissement des dossiers rglementaires et Plan de Submersions Rapides (Psr) relatifs aux travaux de protection contre les inondations du Coulazou sur la commune de FABRGUES