Definition for DE-MER'SION

DE-MER'SION, n. [L. demersio, from demergo, to plunge or drown.]

  1. A plunging into a fluid; a drowning. – Trans. of Pausanias.
  2. The state of being overwhelmed in water or earth. – Ray.
  3. The putting of a medicine in a dissolving liquor. – Dict.

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