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The paper was immediately destroyed by submersion and concrete remained.

At the time of the submersion of Atland, the first spoke of the Juul stood at the top.

Not figuratively foreshowing, I hope, by its submersion, the fate of all the rest.

This, briefly, is the story of the submersion of the Fijians.

I was able to follow our submersion by means of the manometer.

Hydrophones and depth-charges reduced their vantage of submersion.

Expansion crosswise the grain of wood after submersion, pp. 519-561.

I could not learn that he rose at all after the first submersion.

But on a closer examination of the structure and direction of the mountain system of Ceylon, it exhibits no traces of submersion.

Moreover, what is an obscure corner in such a submersion of joy?

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Late Latin submersionem (nominative submersio), from past participle stem of submergere "to sink" (see submerge).

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