How to use Immersed in a sentence
She leaned back and held her nose as she completely immersed herself.
He let go of all his worries and immersed himself fully in the moment.
If the rods are to be buffed they are immersed in large tanks of boiling water from 4 to 6 hours.
Immersed in cold water gelatin does not dissolve but swells up; it dissolves readily in hot water, forming, according to the quantity present, a thick jelly which solidifies to a hard mass on cooling (the " glue " of the woodworker), or a thin jelly (used in cookery).
The sailing ship is, as it were, immersed in two oceans, viz.Advertisement
The duchesse du Maine held a little court at Sceaux, where she gave brilliant entertainments and immersed herself in political intrigues.
He states that the deviations from the formula were " quite within the limits of error introduced by the alteration of the resistance of the circuit with rise of temperature, the deviations of the mercury thermometers from the absolute scale, and the non-correction of the indications of the thermometer for the long column of mercury not immersed in the hot oil round the junctions."
He immersed himself "over head and ears in the study of philosophy," and fell for a time into a scepticism, from which he was delivered by a study of the "Platonic writers."
Although totally immersed in secular business he received several rich ecclesiastical offices, and in May 1173 he was elected bishop of Winchester, being consecrated at Canterbury in October 1174.
Immersed in alcohol it becomes opaque, and with water it yields an emulsion.Advertisement
I remained silent as they proposed new ways to determine time and location; methods to further prove Howie was immersed in scenes that had truly taken place.
I abhorred the very idea of getting immersed in this tangle of deceit but even to a lesser extent did I want to see Howie hurt.
I spent most of those months on lakes sailing and swimming, and basically just immersed in the whole boating lifestyle.
The one-celled ovary is immersed within the receptacular tube, and is surmounted by a short style with two short ribbon-like stigmatic branches.
The volume of each weight being the same, the whole volume immersed is always the same when it floats at the same mark whatever weight may be attached.Advertisement
In the form of standard coil recommended by the Berlin Reichsanstalt the coil is immersed in an insulating oil which is kept stirred by means of a small electric motor during the time of making the measurement.
The higher clergy were more than ever immersed in affairs of state, Caesarean as Wycliffe would have called them.
Immersed in Celtic myths & legends, hear about the Selkies, the mischievous faeries and learn the secret of eternal youth!
She seemed totally immersed in some deep space deep within herself, or maybe she was just dead tired.
The room meant very little to him; he was too deeply immersed in the non-being from which he had just come.Advertisement
Changing Worlds offers teaching to volunteers who wish to be fully immersed in a culture quite unlike anything found in the West.
Now, the converts are so thoroughly immersed in the belief system that they are prepared to engage in street battles.
A Greek citizen was so wholly immersed in the politics and ethos of his city that he cared little for himself.
The extent to which Brett had clearly immersed himself in the role proved irresistible.
When we become morbid, it is frequently because we are too immersed in our selves.Advertisement
The first degree is then found by placing on the top of the stem a weight equal to i oat h of the weight of the instrument, which increases the volume immersed by i - 0 th of the original volume.
The steam of water in which the fresh plant is immersed is in the Deccan resorted to by the Portuguese for the treatment of dysmenorrhoea.
According to the method commonly adopted in North Italy and France the cocoons are for a few minutes immersed in water a little under the boiling point, to which a small quantity of alkali has been added.
If a solid is immersed in a liquid a certain part of the energy of the system depends on, and is proportional to, the area of contact between solid and liquid.
If it be filled with a solution and the bottom immersed in the pure solvent, pressure equal to the osmotic pressure must be exerted on the piston to maintain equilibrium.
The exact time, however, depends upon the weather and upon the particular kind of water in which the flax is immersed.
It is a great mistake to suppose that because he took no great part in politics he had no interest in the practical questions of his time, or that he was so immersed in metaphysics as to live in the clouds.
When such a tube of glass, open at both ends, is placed vertically with its lower end immersed in water, the water is observed to rise in the tube, and to stand within the tube at a higher level than the water outside.
When a small body is partly immersed in a liquid originally at rest, and moves horizontally with constant velocity V, waves are propagated through the liquid with various velocities according to their respective wave-lengths.
A balloon differs from a sailing ship in being immersed in only one ocean, viz.
The ship, in virtue of its being immersed in two fluids having different densities, can be steered and made to tack about in a horizontal plane in any given direction.
This in the case of the balloon, immersed in one fluid, is impossible.
It resembles the flying creature only in this, that it is immersed in the ocean of air in which it sustains itself.
When the ordinary form immersed in water is exposed to light, it gradually loses its transparency and becomes coated with a thin film.
This coenenchyme'may be scanty, or may be so abundant that the individual corallites produced by budding seem to be immersed in it.
In accurate comparisons, therefore, it is necessary that the coils to be compared should be immersed in melting ice, and that sufficient time should be allowed to elapse between the measurements for the heat generated in the coil to be removed.
Each piece of wood is immersed in organ oil, a totally organic, natural timber finish that penetrates, nourishes and protects.
The plates are all immersed in viscous silicone fluid, a ' glue ' which helps transmit torque to the output side.
In May 1500 he returned to Rome, where he was received with outward cordiality by Alexander VI., and where he lived for several years immersed in art and literature.
This provision may not always be fulfilled, since by placing the zinc in electrical contact with a piece of platinum, likewise immersed in the sulphuric acid, we can generate a current of electricity through the solution and the metallic part of the circuit.
Hence their practice of triple immersion, which provides that the candidate shall kneel in the water and be immersed, face first, three times - in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The first to make systematic experiments on the free diffusion of dissolved substances with no separating membrane was Thomas Graham (1804-1869), who immersed in a large volume of water a wide-mouthed bottle containing a solution, and after some time measured the quantity of substance which had diffused into the water.
Claussen's process consisted in steeping flax fibre or tow for twenty-four hours in a weak solution of caustic soda, next boiling it for about two hours in a similar solution, and then saturating it in a solution containing 5% of carbonate of soda, after which it was immersed in a vat containing water acidulated with z% of sulphuric acid.
As prepared by these methods it contains a relatively large amount of hydrogen, from which it can be freed by passing through a tube immersed in liquid air, when it condenses to a white solid.
When this liquid is cold it is diluted with cold water, heated until all the soluble salts are dissolved, transferred to a tall, narrow beaker, and diluted to about 150 cc. The electrodes are attached to a frame connected with the battery and the beaker is placed on a stool, which can be raised so that the electrodes are immersed in the liquid and reach the bottom of the beaker.
It is the pitfall of physical science, immersed as its students are apt to be in problems dealing with tangible facts in the world of experience, that there is a tendency among them to claim a superior status of objective reality and finality for the laws to which their data are found to conform.
Finding some great deals while immersed in a holiday tradition should take away from enjoying the Christmas season.
The digital book highlights each word as it is spoken, and the child enjoys the visual and auditory experiences as he or she becomes immersed in the reading adventure.
Later on, he immersed flowers and plants in spring water to achieve the same effect.
Before you know it, you will be immersed in the soft sounds of the music as your stress and tension fade away.
Before enrolling in a paralegal program, honestly assess your goals and the reality of the work environment in which you will likely be immersed.
I clearly was so immersed in my riding at that time, I just had not paid any attention to anything else.
As a gamer becomes immersed in a video game, they may think the actions they control are cool.
Walking through the ruined city of Athens, seeing the bold detail of the monsters and other characters encountered in the game gets you immersed in the God of War world.
You will find yourself so deeply immersed that you won't want to leave.
While video game are a nice diversion, spending too much time immersed in a pixelated universe is unhealthy.
I can't remember the last time I've been this immersed with such a simple game.
With flashbacks and narration from the films, you are immersed in story of the tragedy of Middle Earth and the quest to destroy the Ring of Power.
Some games, like World of Warcraft and RuneScape can get you immersed into their world with non-linear gameplay and highly addictive quests.
You will be immersed in big battle scenes with ruined buildings, unusual terrain and numerous different characters.
For the amateur architect in you the "Build" mode will have you immersed in construction for hours.
Each mission carries with it six sub-missions to complete in order to get to the next and will have you completely immersed in the story in no time.
Many collectors have noted that the boats carry traces of having been immersed in water, however.
While infants instinctively hold their breath when immersed in water, pediatricians warn that they also swallow water, which can produce hazardous side effects.
However, some types of fiberglass casts use Goretex padding that is waterproof, allowing the cast to be completely immersed in water when taking a shower or bath.
While the choice of a razor is up to the individual's preference, keep in mind electric shavers should never be used in the shower or tub where they will be immersed in water, possibly causing electrocution or shock.
While many swim trunks contain materials that quickly break down and deteriorate when immersed in the ocean or pool water, still others are specially designed to withstand the harsher elements of nature.
That's because the brand's Chameleon Board Shorts change colors when immersed in water.
Once you find yourself immersed in the world of knit dresses, you probably won't ever want to leave.
Especially when it comes to sites that incur costs, reading reviews online can give you a window into the dating site in which you will soon be immersed.
The titanium is immersed in an electrolyte bath and then electricity is run through it.
His father, Filippo Della Valle, had already founded a shoe factory in the 1970s and, beforehand, the family has been immersed in a small shoe business.
Too many scholars and managers spells out a society that is immersed in theorizing and commands, but lacks the manpower to carry out these initiatives.
An Aries relationship is fueled by this initial passion, and it is not uncommon for an Aries to start out completely immersed in the romantic experience.
Upon returning, Victor was immersed in multiple storylines including the long-running villainy of son Adam, a rekindling of his rivalry with Jack and a corporate takeover that found Victor nicking Jabot from Tucker McCall and the Abbotts.
He learned hundreds of asanas and immersed himself in the ancient texts.
In this setting, you are immersed in practice for up to a month, living and eating in ashrams or dormitories with other students.
Rarely is there a prerequisite test prior to training, but you'll be so immersed into the foundation of each practice that you won't want to worry if you're doing a movement or asana correctly.
For yogis who are immersed in Iyengar yoga, and plan to teach this one particular style of yoga, this short, affordable teacher training program is a viable option.
Students are immersed in a month-long intensive to learn the many aspects of yoga and earn a 200-hour certification.
While year-long or nine-month yoga teacher trainings offer the chance for new skills and ideas to sink in over the course of the week between classes, being immersed in yoga seven days a week can be an eye-opening experience.
Students are immersed in a yogic lifestyle for 30 days and will experience the effects of meditation, prayer, and a healthy diet in addition to the course elements of asana, pranayama and teaching skills.
It may even encourage you to do longer workouts as you become immersed in something other than the activity at hand.
The electromotive force of each cell is i 07 volts and the resistance 3 ohms. The Fuller bichromate battery consists of an outer jar containing a solution of bichromate of potash and sulphuric acid, in which a plate of hard carbon is immersed; in the jar there is also a porous pot containing dilute sulphuric acid and a small quantity (2 oz.) of mercury, in which stands a stout zinc rod.
If, therefore, the walls of the enclosure held the gas that is directly in contact with them, this equilibrium would be the actual state of affairs; and it would follow from the principle of Archimedes that, when extraneous forces such as gravity are not considered, the gas would exert no resultant force on any body immersed in it.
A small stool is then placed over the balance pan, and on this is placed a beaker of distilled water so that the solid is totally immersed.
In the inner apartment the principal object was the baptismal font (KoXv Ai * pa, or piscina), in which those to be baptized were immersed thrice.
Also W = (V +IA)w i; or w1=W/(V+/A), w p =W/(V+plA), and wn =W/(Vd-nIA), or the densities of the several liquids vary inversely as the respective volumes of the instrument immersed in them; and, since the divisions of the scale correspond to equal increments of volume immersed, it follows that the densities of the several liquids in which the instrument sinks to the successive divisions form a harmonic series.
These two operations are not quite equivalent, since a weight added to the interior does not affect the volume of liquid displaced when the instrument is immersed up to a given division of the scale, while the addition of weights to the exterior increases the displacement.
The effect of weights placed in such a dish or pan is of course the same as if they were placed within the bulb of the instrument, since they do not alter the volume of that part which is immersed.
To this point soft bodies lighter than water (which would float if placed in the cup) could be attached, and thus completely immersed.
But Ruskin, immersed in various studies and projects, was no husband for a brilliant woman devoted to society.
In his Antient Metaphysics (1 779- 1 799), Monboddo conceived man as gradually elevating himself from an animal condition, in which his mind is immersed in matter, to a state in which mind acts independently of body.
In the case of the freshwater algae, however, belonging to the Chlorophyceae and Cyanophyceae, although they required to be immersed during the vegetative period, the reproductive cells are often capable of resisting a considerable degree of desiccation, and in this condition are dispersed through great distances by various agencies.
Immersed as they usually are in a medium containing in solution the inorganic substances which they require for their nutrition, the absorption of these takes place throughout their whole extent.
No doubt in times of remote antiquity it was found that the jointing of masonry which was to be immersed required the use of a cement indifferent to the action of water.
Then Wolsey became supreme, while Henry was immersed in the pursuit of sport and other amusements.
The process of liming, which originated at the time when the Dutch held a monopoly of the trade, was with the view of preventing the germination of the seeds, which were formerly immersed for three months in milk of lime for this purpose, and a preference is still manifested in some countries for nutmegs so prepared.
Among minor difficulties of the method may be mentioned the uncertainty of the thermal capacity of the calorimeter and stirrer, and of the immersed portion of the thermometer.
One of the chief difficulties in the practical use of the Bunsen calorimeter is the continued and often irregular movement of the mercury column due to slight differences of temperature, or pressure between the ice in the calorimeter and the ice bath in which it is immersed.
Surrounded By A Nickel Plated Steel Enclosure B, Forming The Bulb Of A Mercury Thermo Regulator, Immersed In A Large Water Bath Maintained At A Constant Temperature.
The Outside Of The Vacuum Jacket Was Immersed In A Water Jacket At A Steady Temperature Equal To That Of The Inflowing Mercury.
In the one it is relatively immersed in sense, in the other relatively free.
We are too apt to take for granted that the men of the middle ages were immersed in meditations on the other world, and that their = intellectual exercises were confined to abstractions of the / schools, hallucinations of the fancy, allegories, visions.
By this arrangement the flax is almost continually immersed in fresh water, a condition which hastens the retting.
Toward dawn, her conversation became fixed on the skeleton-man she'd discovered in the depths of the mine as if he too was a forever forgotten soul, equally immersed in lonely darkness.
If two iron plates, one of which is magnetized, are immersed in an electrolyte, a current will generally be indicated by a galvanometer connected with the plates.
A rod of perfectly pure zinc, when immersed in dilute sulphuric acid, is so very slowly attacked that there is no visible evolution of gas; but, if a piece of platinum, copper or other more electro-positive metal be brought into contact with the zinc, it dissolves readily, with evolution of hydrogen and formation of the sulphate.
Zinc is largely used for "galvanizing" iron, sheets of clean iron being immersed in a bath of the molten metal and then removed, so that a coat of zinc remains on the iron, which is thereby protected from atmospheric corrosion.
When an alkaline chloride, say sodium chloride, is electrolysed with one electrode immersed in a porous cell, while caustic soda is formed at the cathode, chlorine is deposited at the anode.
The block is immersed in the solution to be bleached, and may be lifted in or out as required.
If a mixture of A and B be melted and then allowed to cool, a thermometer immersed in the mixture will indicate a gradually falling temperature.
A very small sphere is said then to possess a charge of one electrostatic unit of quantity, when it repels another similar and similarly electrified body with a force of one dyne, the centres being at a distance of one centimetre, provided that the spheres are in vacuo or immersed in some insulator, the dielectric constant of which is' taken as unity.
Buchanan, which has an arbitrary scale and can be varied in weight by placing small metal rings on the stem so as to depress the scale to any desired depth in sea-water of any salinity, the specific gravity being calculated for each reading by dividing the total weight by the immersed volume; (3) the total immersion areometer, which has no scale and the weight of which can be adjusted so that the instrument can be brought so exactly to the specific gravity of the water sample that it remains immersed, neither floating nor sinking; this has the advantage of 'eliminating the effects of surface tension and in Fridtjof Nansen's pattern is capable of great precision.
Valves immersed in the girdle, with small tegmentum.
After a brief interference in the affairs of Germany, where the intricate question of the Cleves-Jiilich succession was already preparing the way for the Thirty Years' War, the United Provinces became immersed in a hot and absorbing theological struggle with which were mixed up important political issues.
Single leaves can be completely immersed in water to condition them.
His interest in these genres of music only increased when the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and he immersed himself in the burgeoning blues scene on Beale Street.
Renaming themselves the Indigo Girls, the pair landed a standing gig at the Little Five Points Bar in Atlanta and also immersed themselves in the nearby Athens, GA, college rock scene.
If you're concerned about aging and hope to soften the blow a little, you've probably already immersed yourself - or at least had some experience - in the world of antiaging skin care.
He was the author of numerous inventions, including the cagniardelle, a blowing machine, which consists essentially of an Archimedean screw set obliquely in a tank of water in such a way that its lower end is completely and its upper end partially immersed, and operated by being rotated in the opposite direction to that required for raising water.
For example, in the less modern methods for manufacturing nitric acid the vapours were conducted directly into double-necked bottles (bombonnes) immersed in water.
The principle is readily adapted to the determination of the relative densities of two liquids, for it is obvious that if W be the weight of a solid body in air, W, and W2 its weights when immersed in the liquids, then W - W, and W - W 2 are the weights of equal volumes of the liquids, and therefore the relative density is the quotient (W - W,)/(W - W2).
The quantity of mercury or shot inserted depends upon the density of the liquids for which the hydrometer is to be employed, it being essential that the whole of the bulb should be immersed in the heaviest liquid for which the instrument is used, while the length and diameter of the stem must be such that the hydrometer will float in the lightest liquid for which it is required.
In the next experiment the air was compressed as before, and then allowed to escape through a long lead tube immersed in the water of a calorimeter, and finally collected in a bell jar.
In an American process the glass is drawn direct from the molten mass in the tank in a cylindrical form by means of an iron ring previously immersed in the glass, and is kept in shape by means of special devices for cooling it rapidly as it leaves the molten bath.
An effort at a more direct mechanical process is embodied in the inventions of Foucault which are at present being developed in Germany and Belgium; in this process the glass is drawn from the molten bath in the shape of flat sheets, by the aid of a bar of iron, previously immersed in the glass, the glass receiving its form by being drawn through slots in large fire-bricks, and being kept in shape by rapid chilling produced by the action of air-blasts.
If the two small conducting spheres are placed with centres at a distance d centimetres, and immersed in an insulator of dielectric constant K, and carry charges of Q and Q' electrostatic units respectively, measured as above described, then the mechanical force between them is equal to QQ'/Kd 2 dynes.
By ca-sing two conical surfaces of cast-iron immersed in mercury and contained in an iron vessel to rub against one another when pressed together by a lever, Joule obtained 776.045 foot-pounds for the mechanical equivalent of heat when the heavy weights were used, and 774.93 foot-pounds with the small driving weights.
A third class of electric wave detector depends upon the power of electric oscillations to annul the electrolytic polarization of electrodes of small surface immersed in an electrolyte.
The formation of a massive body naturally involves the localization of the absorptive region, and the function of absorption (which in the simpler forms is carried out by the whole of the vegetative part of the mycelium penetrating a solid or immersed in a liquid substratum) is subserved by the outgrowth of the hyphae of the surface-layer of that region into rhizoids, which, like those of the Algae living on soil, resemble the root-hairs of the higher plants.
These tubes are generally in the form of worms immersed in the water of the calorimeter.
Since i +47-K' can never be negative, the apparent susceptibility will be positive or negative according as is greater or less than Thus, for example, a tube containing a weak solution of an iron salt will appear to be diamagnetic if it is immersed in a stronger solution of iron, though in air it is paramagnetic.4 Circular Magnetization.
Pierre remained gloomily silent, answering in monosyllables and apparently immersed in his own thoughts.
He was much more cordial now that he was immersed in what amounted to a major man hunt.
In the second series, to which greater importance is attached, measurements were made of the force exerted in a divergent field upon small balls of copper, silver and other substances, first when the balls were in air and afterwards when they were immersed in liquid oxygen.
If, on the other hand, the point be well immersed in the geometrical shadow, the earlier zones are altogether missing, and, instead of a series of terms beginning with finite numerical magnitude and gradually diminishing to zero, we have now to deal with one of which the terms diminish to zero at both ends.
Evidently the idea of the great Yokoya experts, the originators of the style, was to break away from the somewhat formal monotony of ordinary engraving, where each line performs exactly the same function, and to convert the chisel into an artists i It is first boiled in a lye obtained by lixiviating wood ashes; it is next polished with charcoal powder; then immersed in plum vinegar and salt; then washed with weak lye and placed in a, tub of water to remove all traces of alkali, the final step being to digest in a boiling solution of copper sulphate, verdigris and water.
The rotation of the mercury is detected and measured by means of a small vane of platinum wire immersed in it, the shaft of this vane being connected by an endless screw with a counting mechanism.
Quinn resided in his own world, immersed in the science of things and not suited to lead.
Each cell contains a zinc plate, immersed in a solution of zinc sulphate, and also a porous chamber containing crystals of copper sulphate and a copper plate.
Pelouze in 1838, who observed that when paper or cotton was immersed in cold concentrated nitric acid the materials, though not altered in physical appearance, became heavier, and after washing and drying were possessed of self-explosive properties.
They are succeeded by succulent fruits, which are exserted, and frequently scaly or spiny, in which respects this genus differs both from Melocactus and Mammillaria, which have the fruits immersed and smooth.
The substance whose volume is to be determined is placed in the cup PE, and the tube PC is immersed in the vessel of mercury D, until the mercury reaches the mark P. The plate E is then placed on the cup, and the tube PC raised until the surface of the mercury in the tube stands at M, that in the vessel D being at C, and the height MC is measured.
He covered the bulb of the thermometer with layers of non-conducting material and left it immersed at the desired depth for a very long time to enable it to take the temperature of its surroundings.
In order to be sure that the heat was not due to the action of the air upon the newly exposed metallic surface, the cylinder and the end of the boring bar were immersed in 18-77 lb.
The steel combustion chamber is of about 250 c.c. capacity, and is wholly immersed in the calorimeter.
As stated above, an electromotive force is set up whenever there is a difference of any kind at two electrodes immersed in electrolytes.
If an article made of cut sheet be immersed for a few minutes in a bath of melted sulphur, maintained at a temperature of 120 0 C., the rubber absorbs about one-tenth of its weight of that element, and, although somewhat yellowish in colour from the presence of free sulphur, it is still unvulcanized, and unaltered as regards general properties.
If the powder of a transparent substance is immersed in a liquid of the same refractive index, the mixture becomes transparent and a measurement of the refractive index of the liquid gives the refractivity of the powder.
The armature is immersed in a shallow vessel filled with mercury, which is insulated from the vessel and the armature, except at the ends of the copper strips.