noun. sinking until covered completely with water.
Example sentences of the word submerging
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
If you need to defrost bacon in about 30 minutes to two hours rather than a full day, you can do so by submerging it in a cold-water bath.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Such professionals have experience submerging and handling wet documents without tearing or disintegrating them.