immersible
adjective Date: circa 1846 capable of being totally submerged in water without damage (as to the heating element of an electric appliance) <
an immersible electric frying pan
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • immersible — ☆ immersible [i mʉr′sə bəl] adj. that can be immersed in water without harm, as some electrical appliances * * * im·mers·i·ble (ĭ mûrʹsə bəl) adj. Capable of being completely immersed in water without suffering damage: an immersible hot plate. *… …   Universalium

  • Immersible — Im*mers i*ble, a. [Pref. im not + L. mersus, p. p. of mergere to plunge.] Not capable of being immersed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Immersible — Im*mers i*ble, a. [From {Immerse}.] Capable of being immersed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • immersible — ☆ immersible [i mʉr′sə bəl] adj. that can be immersed in water without harm, as some electrical appliances …   English World dictionary

  • immersible — adjective Not susceptible to harm if immersed in water …   Wiktionary

  • immersible — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sinkable, submersible, waterproof; see waterproof …   English dictionary for students

  • immersible — im·mers·ible …   English syllables

  • immersible — səbəl adjective : capable of being immersed …   Useful english dictionary

  • immerse — immersible, adj. /i merrs /, v.t., immersed, immersing. 1. to plunge into or place under a liquid; dip; sink. 2. to involve deeply; absorb: She is totally immersed in her law practice. 3. to baptize by immersion. 4. to embed; bury. [1595 1605; <… …   Universalium

  • Immersable — Im*mers a*ble, a. See {Immersible}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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