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emerse, emerses; emersed; emersing (verbs)
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emersed (i MURST) (adjective)
A reference to that which is above the surface of a liquid: The emersed lilies were easily visible in the pond.
immersed (i MURST) (verb)
To have dipped something into a liquid or to have been covered by a liquid: The dirty dishes were immersed in a sink full of hot soapy water.
She observed that the lilies were emersed from the center of the round pond. She was thinking that if she were to pick them, the lilies would need to be immersed into cool water so they would stay fresh.
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