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Baptism vs. Immersion

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Baptismnoun

A Christian sacrament, by which one is received into a church and sometimes given a name, generally involving the candidate to be anointed with or submerged in water.

Immersionnoun

The act of immersing or the condition of being immersed.

Baptismnoun

A similar ceremony of initiation, purification or naming.

Immersionnoun

The total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism.

Baptismnoun

The act of baptizing; the application of water to a person, as a sacrament or religious ceremony, by which he is initiated into the visible church of Christ. This is performed by immersion, sprinkling, or pouring.

Immersionnoun

Deep engagement in something.

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Baptismnoun

a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth;

‘most churches baptize infants but some insist on adult baptism’;

Immersionnoun

An immersion heater.

Baptism

Baptism (from the Greek noun βάπτισμα báptisma) is a Christian rite of admission and adoption, almost invariably with the use of water, into Christianity. It may be performed by sprinkling or pouring water on the head, or by immersing in water either partially or completely.

Immersionnoun

(mathematics) A smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding.

Immersionnoun

(astronomy) The disappearance of a celestial body, by passing either behind another, as in the occultation of a star, or into its shadow, as in the eclipse of a satellite; opposed to emersion.

Immersionnoun

(linguistics) A form of foreign-language teaching where the language is used intensively to teach other subjects to a student.

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Immersionnoun

The act of immersing, or the state of being immersed; a sinking within a fluid; a dipping; as, the immersion of Achilles in the Styx.

Immersionnoun

Submersion in water for the purpose of Christian baptism, as, practiced by the Baptists.

Immersionnoun

The state of being overhelmed or deeply absorbed; deep engagedness.

‘Too deep an immersion in the affairs of life.’;

Immersionnoun

The dissapearance of a celestail body, by passing either behind another, as in the occultation of a star, or into its shadow, as in the eclipse of a satellite; - opposed to emersion.

Immersionnoun

sinking until covered completely with water

Immersionnoun

(astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse

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Immersionnoun

complete attention; intense mental effort

Immersionnoun

a form of baptism in which part or all of a person's body is submerged

Immersionnoun

the act of wetting something by submerging it

Immersionnoun

the action of immersing someone or something in a liquid

‘his back was still raw from immersion in the icy Atlantic sea’;

Immersionnoun

baptism by immersing a person bodily (but not necessarily completely) in water.

Immersionnoun

deep mental involvement in something

‘a week's immersion in the culinary heritage of Puglia’;

Immersionnoun

a method of teaching a foreign language by the exclusive use of that language

‘an immersion school’; ‘as a teacher she advocates learning by immersion’;

Immersionnoun

the disappearance of a celestial body in the shadow of or behind another.

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