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  • immersed in the art world
  • The one in his hand he immersed himself in, chewing and gulping, forcing it down the dry corridor of his throat.   (source)
  • Instead, she immerses herself in getting August's costume ready, since we all know Halloween is his favorite time of year.   (source)
    immerses = became completely involved
  • Hassan was the perfect audience in many ways, totally immersed in the tale, his face shifting with the changing tones in the story.   (source)
    immersed = completely involved (interested)
  • They say it takes complete immersion in a culture to learn its language and its ways.   (source)
    immersion = complete involvement
  • In Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop, they met Fred, George, and Lee Jordan, who were stocking up on Dr. Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks, and in a tiny junk shop full of broken wands, lopsided brass scales, and old cloaks covered in potion stains they found Percy, deeply immersed in a small and deeply boring book called Prefects Who Gained Power.   (source)
    immersed = completely involved
  • At the University of Washington and later at Seattle University, he immersed himself in anthropology, history, philosophy, and linguistics, accumulating hundreds of credit hours without collecting a degree.   (source)
  • It was only the Englishman who was unaware of all this; he was, for the most part, immersed in reading his books.   (source)
  • ...Phineas in exaltation, balancing on one foot on the prow of a canoe like a river god, his raised arms invoking the air to support him, face transfigured, body a complex set of balances and compensations, each muscle aligned in perfection with all the others to maintain this supreme fantasy of achievement, his skin glowing from immersions, his whole body hanging between river and sky as though...   (source)
    immersions = deep involvement
  • I was so immersed, I forgot about...   (source)
    immersed = completely involved
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  • I was so immersed, in fact, that at first I didn't even hear the music coming from the store behind me.   (source)
  • Thus situated, employed in the most detestable occupation, immersed in a solitude where nothing could for an instant call my attention from the actual scene in which I was engaged, my spirits became unequal; I grew restless and nervous.   (source)
  • For at least a few months after the kite tournament, Baba and I immersed ourselves in a sweet illusion, saw each other in a way that we never had before.   (source)
  • That evening and for the next few days I immersed myself in psychology texts:   (source)
    immersed = got completely involved
  • So, instead, I went to Times Square, from movie house to movie house, immersing myself in westerns and horror movies—the way I used to.   (source)
    immersing = getting very interested or completely involved
  • He is totally immersed in himself, smiling faintly.   (source)
    immersed = completely involved (interested)
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  • It was a slow leak, but we could see bubbles coming out of the tire when we immersed it in a tank of water.
    immersed = put (into a liquid)
  • As part of his training regimen for the climb, he immersed himself in bathtubs filled with ice.   (source)
    immersed = submerged (dipped)
  • Ralph paddled backwards down the slope, immersed his mouth and blew a jet of water into the air.   (source)
  • …if any of the eggs remained unfertilized, it was again immersed, and, if necessary, yet again;   (source)
  • …this receptacle was immersed in a warm bouillon containing free-swimming spermatozoa–at a minimum concentration of one hundred thousand per cubic centimetre, he insisted;   (source)
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  • He would go back to work, immerse himself in squirming life-forms.†   (source)
  • It was as if someone had immersed his face in rotting flowers.†   (source)
  • They have no ability to do experiments, and they're immersed in their mysticism all day long.†   (source)
  • I was immersed in my reading.†   (source)
  • Yet I was a curious kid, and the deeper I immersed myself in evangelical theology, the more I felt compelled to mistrust many sectors of society.†   (source)
  • These are my OASIS immersion bays.†   (source)
  • Bernard's quick immersion in the McMillian case intensified his cultural adventure more than he could have ever imagined.†   (source)
  • They sat down at the table while Hagrid started to make tea, and were soon immersed in yet more discussion of the Triwizard Tournament.†   (source)
  • But by immersing themselves in their favorite reading topics, they felt far away from their predicament, as if they had escaped.†   (source)
  • I had no idea what any of it meant, and no great desire to immerse myself.†   (source)
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  • Grant plunged into the water after her, was again immersed in the churning torrent.†   (source)
  • There was nowhere to be privately, contemplatively immersed, one of summer's joys.†   (source)
  • I wait until the soldiers have spread out around the hospital's perimeter and the man named Metias has immersed himself in conversation with two of his men.†   (source)
  • The flat before him was immersed in a thick, white fog.†   (source)
  • How do I immerse myself in the desert?†   (source)
  • The long immersion had puckered and bleached their skin, so that in the relatively low light of the nursery their freckles appeared black.†   (source)
  • Worse than remembers: he's immersed in them, he'd wading through them, he's stuck in them.†   (source)
  • I SPENT MOST of the next day lying in bed, immersed in the miserably uninteresting fictional world of Ethan Frome, while the Colonel sat at his desk, unraveling the secrets of differential equations or something.†   (source)
  • In attempts to revive him on the day before his death, doctors immersed him in a bath of broth while ice water was poured over his head, and then affixed seven leeches to his nose.†   (source)
  • The quail should be immersed in this sauce for ten minutes to infuse them with the flavor, and then removed.†   (source)
  • Hodor hated cold water, and would fight like a treed wildcat when threatened with soap, but he would happily immerse himself in the hottest pool and sit for hours, giving a loud burp to echo the spring whenever a bubble rose from the murky green depths to break upon the surface.†   (source)
  • I rest his head on my lap and we let him soak about ten minutes with everything immersed from the neck down.†   (source)
  • I began reading the flyer again, immersed in the drawings and descriptions of the performers.†   (source)
  • I push him and shove him over and over—trying to give him back every ounce of pain he's just immersed into my soul.†   (source)
  • That maybe even if we're not always so glad to be here, it's our task to immerse ourselves anyway: wade straight through it, right through the cesspool, while keeping eyes and hearts open.†   (source)
  • Angela, new mother, agitated, forgot she was holding the child and let him slip into the baptismal font, a total immersion of the Protestant type.†   (source)
  • His wife, Peach, became increasingly concerned about his immersion and the way climbing robbed their family of his presence.†   (source)
  • Know thine enemy was Artemis's motto, so he immersed himself in the lore of the People until he had compiled a huge database on their characteristics.†   (source)
  • I was immersed in fantasies about my quiet, safe weekend.†   (source)
  • Eventually he became immersed in a translation of poems by Dondar, the tenth dwarf king.†   (source)
  • You're immersed in it.†   (source)
  • LuLing had immersed her in a climate of unsolvable despair throughout Ruth's childhood.†   (source)
  • They said they had projects which were not compatible with total immersion in Hegemony-read human-affairs.†   (source)
  • I hoped whatever thoughts he was immersed in were leading him in the right direction.†   (source)
  • Then the instructors ordered us back into the surf, deep, so we could stay there for fifteen minutes, maximum immersion time in water hovering just under sixty degrees.†   (source)
  • Then he's ready to become a new person, to undergo his baptismal immersion.†   (source)
  • Mr. Hartsfield waved away my questions about how to calculate and compare flat areas (the fins) and curved surfaces (the casement) to first immerse us in Euclidean geometry and all of its axioms and postulates and proofs.†   (source)
  • Time to get immersed in Reality, like all the people around him.†   (source)
  • A black patch of pubic hair stood out on a shock of white skin which looked as if she had been immersed in flour.†   (source)
  • I want to immerse myself in American magic and dread.†   (source)
  • Hastily she threw herself down on the couch and tried to look as if she were immersed in one of the paperbacks her mother had left stacked on the end table.†   (source)
  • Dr Carlisle nodded, but seemed to have become immersed in his own thoughts.†   (source)
  • It had a screen inside, and as he turned his head, he could immerse himself in 360-degree images of his old ship.†   (source)
  • He seemed subdued, immersed in his own gloomy thoughts.†   (source)
  • He was immersed in L'Ile des pingouins, the novel that everyone was reading in those days, and he answered without surfacing: "Oui.†   (source)
  • "Immerse it!" she commanded.†   (source)
  • It had come to him one day three years before how immersed she was in her own existence.†   (source)
  • She was so immersed in this task that sometimes when I spoke to her, she didn't seem to hear me.†   (source)
  • By now, we are so immersed in conversation we are barely dancing.†   (source)
  • I was immersed in these thoughts when Serena said, "Well, guys, we did it.†   (source)
  • Henry was president of the Senior Debating Society, the only extracurricular activity he had time for, and Jean Louise was a fat fourteen, immersed in Victorian poetry and detective novels.†   (source)
  • For several seconds Vanger lost the thread, immersed in his thoughts.†   (source)
  • Both are immersed in the same temporality.†   (source)
  • When I saw her in the video, it seemed so logical that she would become a resident of our city, that she would immerse herself in our factions, that she would volunteer to leave behind everything she left behind.†   (source)
  • Moody would immerse himself in his work.†   (source)
  • TOTAL IMMERSION   (source)
  • Caroline was so immersed in this dream that when Dr. Henry opened his eyes she smiled at him, openly and freely, as she had never done before with anyone.†   (source)
  • And now here I stood, immersed in pot smoke.†   (source)
  • He felt like he'd been immersed in salty water—his body weightless, his head swaying.†   (source)
  • Theresa glanced inside again, and when she saw that Kevin was immersed in the book, she leaned over and kissed Garrett.†   (source)
  • All I had to do was ask, and I, too, would be easily brought back, surrounded and immersed, finding myself safe, somewhere in between.†   (source)
  • A little voice in my head reminded me that I might never see anything quite like this again, and that immersing myself in my current situation, experiencing it, and learning everything there was to know might be the way to live life, now and always.†   (source)
  • "When you are in the product development world, you become immersed in your own stuff, and it's hard to keep in mind the fact that the customers you go out and see spend very little time with your product," says Dowell.†   (source)
  • We spent the next hour or so immersed in lighthearted conversation, strawberries, and whipped cream.†   (source)
  • Would she recommend such an immersion to others?†   (source)
  • I wanted something I could really immerse myself in, something that would have a long-lasting impact.†   (source)
  • Half an hour after the movie finished we were lying on the bed in Elizabeth's one-bedroom rented apartment, once more immersed in our passionate love.†   (source)
  • Together the companions felt a sudden mix of shame and sympathy—they had all been so immersed in talk of legends, and floods, and empires, and ships, that they had overlooked the fact that their friend Bug, young Artus, had just learned everything he'd never known about his family—including the story of the mother who loved him enough to die protecting him.†   (source)
  • Once the body is fully immersed, there is a torpid peace.†   (source)
  • She left everything in the hands of Nana and the other servants, and immersed herself in the world of apparitions and psychic experiments.†   (source)
  • Yossarian left his things on the sand and moved through the knee-high waves until he was completely immersed.†   (source)
  • They tugged harder until finally he was immersed in the crowd on the dance floor.†   (source)
  • Little by little, she found herself immersed in the story.†   (source)
  • To get past death, one had to immerse oneself in the most intensely emotional way.†   (source)
  • It's a complex and difficult dance, so I'm up to three lessons a week, three nights out dancing, and I'm off to Buenos Aires for three months of immersion in tango culture.†   (source)
  • Was it by immersion or injection?†   (source)
  • Nothing was quite as it had been, but the blue-green waters lapped on the beach, enticing the few bathers to walk into them, immersing their bodies in the cool liquid rhythm of wet constancy.†   (source)
  • He bit his lip and chewed, thoughtfully immersed in some devilish consideration (of this, I have little doubt given my impression of his expression).†   (source)
  • The whole town is immersed in politics.†   (source)
  • Her skin, where it had been immersed all night, was all broken out in blebs.†   (source)
  • A dutiful conspirator, he passed Frank the can he'd filled from the stream and Frank told Grace to roll up her sleeves and immerse both arms up to the elbows.†   (source)
  • An investigative reporter specializing in stories about particularly heinous criminals—serial killers, child abusers, rapists who mutilated their victims—she was driven by an obsession that Joe had never fully understood, prowling the bleakest chambers of the human heart, compelled to immerse herself in stories of blood and madness, seeking meaning in the most meaningless acts of human savagery.†   (source)
  • The familiar tensions returned as she immersed herself once again in the struggle to exert her will in a world conventionally run by men, where she had to be not stronger but more powerful than her opponents.†   (source)
  • In this class, we strive for cultural immersion….†   (source)
  • It was tough for my mom when they first arrived, with the many challenges of a new culture, very little contact with friends and family, and homeschooling four young children, while Dad immersed himself in ministry, traveling throughout the islands preaching and planting churches.†   (source)
  • Teapot's Mamma got a lot of attention anyway and immersed herself in a role she had shown no inclination for: motherhood.†   (source)
  • He'd been immersed in his new art project—copying a two-story house in order to learn perspective.†   (source)
  • The First Lady finishes her monologue with a reminder that she has immersed herself in the details of all renovations, past and present: "Piece by piece, the interior of the president's house was put back together.†   (source)
  • It was as if he were immersed in a pool of fog, struggling not to let it reach the finality of any form.†   (source)
  • Tom chuckles in a most condescending way and I cannot help imagining him immersed in a large cauldron surrounded by hungry, fire-wielding cannibals.†   (source)
  • I used to take long walks in the city, and when I was able to immerse myself in a cross-fire of beautiful images I would ignite just as you did.†   (source)
  • Immersed up to his chest now, Kessell struggled to get free of the watery snow.†   (source)
  • Like I said, I don't do anything halfway; it's my personality to become immersed in something once I set my mind to it.†   (source)
  • Diamond set off on a dead run toward the preacher, who was looking around for other takers of divine immersion.†   (source)
  • After completing a crash course in the basics of ritual and belief, Natalie's instructors immersed her in the concepts of Islamism and jihad.†   (source)
  • I lifted him in my arms and carried him to the tub, and by the time he got the idea, he was immersed in the hot water.†   (source)
  • Or to be more exact, as if I had remained immersed too long in murky depths and had struggled to surface gulping blissful drafts of fresh air.†   (source)
  • I know people who are so immersed in road maps that they never see the countryside they pass through, and others who, having traced a route, are held to it as though held by flanged wheels to rails.†   (source)
  • Very faint and distant, as though through a seashell, immersed in its monotone humming.†   (source)
  • You could not tell whether he was speaking to you or scoffing at you for your immersion in the false; whether he was wrestling with a problem of immense significance to him or indifferently displaying his hodge-podge of maniac learning.†   (source)
  • Immersed in his own troubles and occupations, it had never occurred to him that young, unmarried people had their own frustrations in these times.†   (source)
  • Now, in accordance with established rules and precedents, I desire to give my experience before you proceed to my immersion.†   (source)
  • He was out of the house, wandering through the streets, blind, deaf, senseless, immersed in that boiling mass of latent energy… like a ship with sails caught in the nexus of a typhoon, fighting to convert a whirlpool of wind into the motive power that would lead to safety… S. Powell fought to absorb that fearful torrent, to Capitalize that latent energy, to Cathectize and direct it toward the Demolition of Reich before it was too late, too late, too late, too late, too late… ——†   (source)
  • Had she gone to New York to immerse herself in folk music?†   (source)
  • They're immersed, heads bent over a drawing, taking a measurement.†   (source)
  • What?" said Hermione vaguely; she was still immersed in Voldemort's press clippings.†   (source)
  • Paul saw that Stilgar was too immersed in the Fremen way to consider the possibility of any other.†   (source)
  • Was I immersing myself, little by little, in a secret life?†   (source)
  • An immersion into greenery and sunlight will surely help me sort out my thoughts.†   (source)
  • Across the room, Vittoria was immersed in her own search.†   (source)
  • Aech and Shoto were still in their immersion bays, holding an impromptu online press conference.†   (source)
  • Then I walked over to my own immersion bay and stepped inside.†   (source)
  • Thus do you remain immersed in the communal tau.†   (source)
  • Cheap Gear Rental! and Private Immersion Bays!†   (source)
  • Your own state-of-the-art immersion rig—†   (source)
  • I took a step toward my immersion bay, then turned back.†   (source)
  • Then I paused and spent a moment staring at my immersion rig.†   (source)
  • "The Sixers are using hacked immersion rigs," I said.†   (source)
  • "Our immersion rigs are heavily modified, and they're all networked together.†   (source)
  • An older high-end OASIS immersion rig stood in the absolute center of the expansive room.†   (source)
  • I motioned to one of the new Habashaw immersion rigs.†   (source)
  • A dozen immersion rigs were available, of varying quality and price.†   (source)
  • The rest of the room was dominated by my OASIS immersion rig.†   (source)
  • Then he walked over to his immersion bay, and the door irised open.†   (source)
  • When I stepped out of the Immersion bay, Og was standing there waiting for me.†   (source)
  • They stepped into the first total-immersion pool.†   (source)
  • It didn't take long to immerse myself in the lifestyle.†   (source)
  • Although apparently, he wasn't that immersed in his oms and namastes.†   (source)
  • That observation was swept away as he immersed himself in the Urgal's identity.†   (source)
  • Katrina immersed another bandage in the tub.†   (source)
  • The queen's skin was white and wrinkled from her long immersion.†   (source)
  • I crouched down into the ink until I was immersed to my shoulders.†   (source)
  • Colin took a deep breath and slid down, immersing his head.†   (source)
  • I was immersed momentarily in his golden gaze.†   (source)
  • Since I was an English major, I immersed myself in ideas and philosophies.†   (source)
  • Deo felt as if he were being carried by the crowd, immersed in an unfamiliar river.†   (source)
  • For the last few weeks, Renée had unexpectedly immersed herself in wedding plans.†   (source)
  • He too had opened a book and immersed himself in it.†   (source)
  • Gingerly, he immersed himself up to the chin in the steaming water.†   (source)
  • And he looked up and watched the strings rush by as he became immersed in a cloud of them.†   (source)
  • Eyes closed, he immerses himself in the music.†   (source)
  • If it was a good day, he always got too immersed in what he was doing and didn't eat it.†   (source)
  • But on the ground, lying amidst dead leaves and half immersed in muddy earth, Vlad spied a coin.†   (source)
  • The next room contained a shallow tub ("Immerse Feet ONLY") and a shower.†   (source)
  • For a moment she was afraid that she would have to immerse herself in the theological details.†   (source)
  • I began but my exhausted mind wandered, immersing me in a sudden pang of guilt.†   (source)
  • While we are small, my decades of immersion in science convince me this is cause for celebration.†   (source)
  • He believed that she was ready for total immersion in a hot zone.†   (source)
  • But lately he'd been even more immersed in his book, the apples piling up uneaten.†   (source)
  • In his self-immersion Aron soon forgot the whole thing.†   (source)
  • These are frightening questions, and if you are thinking about such matters, they require your full attention, and the orphans were so immersed in thinking about them that they didn't realize that Stephano was about to collide with another automobile until the moment of impact.†   (source)
  • Sometimes I get so immersed in my own company, if I unexpectedly run into someone I know, it's a bit of a shock and takes me a while to adjust.†   (source)
  • Ron said, immersed in calculations.†   (source)
  • I believe that Voldemort is now so immersed in evil, and these crucial parts of himself have been detached for so long, he does not feel as we do.†   (source)
  • Hermione was immersed in The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 4, copies of which Mrs. Weasley had bought for her, Harry, and Ron in Diagon Alley.†   (source)
  • For I wanted to immerse my readers in an epoch in the life of the Dominican Republic that I believe can only finally be understood by fiction, only finally be redeemed by the imagination.†   (source)
  • But once we were immersed in the dark water of the springs and moved out beyond the partition's edge, the men and women were together in the water.†   (source)
  • There were tales of cadets receiving fatal wounds in the OCS:HTN sims and being pulled dead from their immersion creches.†   (source)
  • A ruby-based traveling-wave maser25 amplified the signals received by the gigantic antenna, and in order to minimize interference, the core of the reception system was immersed in liquid helium at —269 degrees Celsius.†   (source)
  • There's a religious or ritual association here—it resembles baptism in some sects, where the believer is immersed thrice, in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.†   (source)
  • Most people did not appreciate the aesthetics of turnips, Ruth thought as she chose five good ones, whereas she loved them, their crunchiness, the way they absorbed the flavor of whatever they were immersed in, gravy or pickling juice.†   (source)
  • Now that he's all by himself in the entryway, no longer immersed in a flood of avatars, he can see all of the people in the front row of the crowd with perfect clarity.†   (source)
  • Because they had determined that to exile a man from Russia as God had exiled Adam from Eden was insufficient as a punishment; for in another country, a man might immerse himself in his labors, build a house, raise a family.†   (source)
  • The winter before he'd seen a crabber's body recovered out of West Port Jensen Bay after two full months' immersion.†   (source)
  • Harry heard Hermione gasp, and he had the odd sensation something was swooping low over him, immersing his body in its shadow.†   (source)
  • So immerse yourself in it.†   (source)
  • I don't much fancy banking,' said Hermione vaguely, now immersed in: 'HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO TRAIN SECURITY TROLLS?†   (source)
  • As much as I yearned for relief (now it seemed only water, only total, refreshing immersion, could clear my mind) the idea of putting on my bathing suit and walking across the flat, exposed pavement of that swimming pool was an impossible one.†   (source)
  • Immersing herself in a third language, a third culture, had been her refuge—she approached French, unlike things American or Indian, without guilt, or misgiving, or expectation of any kind.†   (source)
  • By the time he returned to the cottage, Salander had decamped to the garden and was immersed in the police report.†   (source)
  • He convinced my mother that the pitfalls of "progressive education" were not for an Old Earth family, so ! never knew the mind-stunting shortcuts of RNA medication, datasphere immersion, systemic flashback training, stylized encounter groups, "higher-level thinking skills" at the expense of facts, or preliterate programming.†   (source)
  • The boy was beginning to understand that intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life, where the histories of all people are connected, and we are able to know everything, because it's all written there.†   (source)
  • I immerse myself in its ugliness every day such that others are unencumbered to seek something more pure.†   (source)
  • Poking Marina's needle back into its cushion, he noted it was already 4:05, a fact that confirmed once again how quickly time flies when one is immersed in a pleasant task accompanied by pleasant conversation.†   (source)
  • Instead, he immerses himself in the guidebook, studying the history of Mughal architecture, learning the succession of emperors' names: Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb.†   (source)
  • He indicates over his shoulder where Minerva and Lio are immersed in an intent conversation in a corner of the galena.†   (source)
  • He learn English total immersion English/Japanese be mergin' Into super combination So can have fans in every nation Hong Kong they speak English, too Yearn of rappers just like you Anglophones who live down under Sooner later start to wonder When they get they own rap star Tired of rappers from afar Lagos is lying on the ground, sprawled across the tire track.†   (source)
  • He immersed a piece of steak in the gravy that sat in the volcanic depression, then put it in his mouth.†   (source)
  • He was immersed in a leaflet that carried the crossed bone-and-wand emblem of St Mungo's on its front.†   (source)
  • He'd been immersed in the bath for a time, in conversation with the Chairman, but now he was sitting on a rock with only his legs in the water, and a small, wet towel draped across his hips; he wasn't paying attention to the rest of us, but rubbing at the stump of his arm absentmindedly and peering into the water.†   (source)
  • When Milkman swims in the river for his third immersion, though, he knows it's significant for him: he whoops, he hollers, he laughs at danger, he's a brand-new person and he feels it.†   (source)
  • Immersed in my own experiences, it was with horror that I heard, toward the end of my year's travels, that another tragedy had struck the Dumbledores: the death of his sister, Ariana.†   (source)
  • Then, checking that Fred and George were safely immersed in further discussions about the Triwizard Tournament, Harry read out Sirius's letter in a whisper to Ron and Hermione.†   (source)
  • He was as deeply immersed in the OWL paper as ever, which left Harry free to sit down on the grass between the beech and the bushes and watch the foursome under the tree.†   (source)
  • His world emptied of everything except that hand immersed in agony, the ancient face inches away staring at him.†   (source)
  • And now he stood at the broken window of Bathilda's house, immersed in memories of his greatest loss, and at his feet the great snake slithered over broken china and glass… He looked down and saw something… something incredible… "No…"†   (source)
  • Rising from the piano, she turned to the audience almost in a state of wonder—for whenever Sofia performed, she so fully immersed herself in her playing, that she tended to forget there was anyone listening.†   (source)
  • At times, as the laughter at Gerald and Lydia's table swells, and another bottle of wine is opened, and Gogol raises his glass to be filled yet again, he is conscious of the fact that his immersion in Maxine's family is a betrayal of his own.†   (source)
  • The part of him that was still dry was covered in goose pimples; half immersed in the icy water, a cruel breeze lifting his hair, Harry started to shiver violently.†   (source)
  • Immersed in the sartorial plight of Akaky Akakyevich, lost in the wide, snow-white, windy avenues of St. Petersburg, unaware that one day he was to dwell in a snowy place himself, Ashoke was still reading at two-thirty in the morning, one of the few passengers on the train who was awake, when the locomotive engine and seven bogies derailed from the broad-gauge line.†   (source)
  • Immersed in water until dead.†   (source)
  • And during the WarGames challenge he'd probably just had someone feeding him all of the dialogue via his hacked immersion rig.†   (source)
  • But after playing for a few minutes, I quickly became immersed in the reality created by the words on the screen.†   (source)
  • It contained a vast sea of high-walled cubicles, each containing a single person strapped into a high-end immersion rig.†   (source)
  • I'd heard that if you accessed the simulation with a new state-of-the-art immersion rig, it was almost impossible to tell the OASIS from reality.†   (source)
  • Finally, completing the circle, was an OASIS console—connected to the immersion rig in the center of the room.†   (source)
  • I can provide each of you with a state-of-the-art immersion rig, a fiber-optic connection to the OASIS, and anything else you might need.†   (source)
  • The sight of my tiny one-room apartment, my immersion rig, or my reflection in the mirror—they all served as a harsh reminder that the world I spent my days in was not, in fact, the real one.†   (source)
  • An electronics retailer was interested in using my avatar to promote their line of OASIS immersion hardware so they could sell "Parzival-approved" haptic rigs, gloves, and visors.†   (source)
  • It used harmless low-powered lasers to draw the stunningly real environment of the OASIS right onto its wearer's retinas, completely immersing their entire field of vision in the online world.†   (source)
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