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But the submersion of the swallows under water does not rest upon his testimony alone.
Two reasons have, been adduced to prove this supposed submersion of swallows impossible.
Another argument against their submersion arises from the specific gravity of the animals themselves.
The screw is also completely covered by the water, and acts with comparative efficiency in consequence of its submersion.
Submersion in alcohol will prove a satisfactory method of killing these or other beetles with similar vitality.
There, at the water-line, were two large stop-cocks, communicating with the reservoirs employed in the submersion of the vessel.
THE SECRET OF THE ISLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON (TRANSLATION FROM JULES VERNE)
During asphyxia by submersion the higher consciousness enters into a minute study of the life now running to its close.
REINCARNATIONTH. PASCAL
This, briefly, is the story of the submersion of the Fijians.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
He could no longer repudiate this evident spiritual and mental submersion.
UNDER THE LAWEDWINA STANTON BABCOCK
In order to accelerate the ascent compressed air is forced into one of the submersion tanks.

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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