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Immersion can refer to:

  • Immersion in creative work: "There are certain kinds of work that require immersion into the task before progress can begin. In this category I include jobs like writing, research, analysis, invention, and programming. The immersion time is required to overcome a kind of mental inertia. ... When highly immersive tasks are interrupted, a second immersion period is required to get going again. There may also be a frustration component if interruption is frequent." Slack: Getting Past Burnout by Tom DeMarco

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

IMMERSION (Lat. immersio, dipping), the act of being plunged into a fluid, or being overwhelmed by anything; in astronomy, the disappearance of a heavenly body in the shadow of another, especially of a satellite in the shadow of its primary.


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