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Others have seen their land almost totally submerged.
In fact, it needs more water than most: the shoots of this marsh plant are typically partially submerged.
It ran to a shallow cove nearby and submerged itself.
They do not want to be submerged in squeamish memories.
Divers have been used to salvage valuable equipment from submerged plants.
Water submerged the city and roared down its streets.
The delta is already below sea level and, as the sea rises, it may be submerged.
The site was near the submerged ancient coastline, flooded several thousand years ago.
Humans may however simulate hovering in water, as their submerged weight is relatively small.
The island erodes and the crust beneath it cools, shrinks and sinks, and the island is again submerged.
Europeans fear to be submerged and overwhelmed, and to lose everything they own.
The spider might not sink to the bottom because it might not be denser than water, but it probably would become submerged.
Divers demonstrated the system by pressing keys on a large submerged keyboard.
The break is believed to have been caused by the propeller striking some submerged obstruction.
Nostrils located on the top of their snouts allow them to breathe while keeping their bodies submerged.
Ten million years from now the entire rift may be submerged.
These tiny jars hold miniature cacti, submerged in blue or pink goo that has all the nutrients the cacti needs to grow.
The scientists trained the rats to find a submerged platform in a pool, with the help of surrounding cues.
While excavating for the deepest submerged tunnel in the world, engineers uncovered a hidden past.
Early performances ranged from feeding fish to drinking from a soda bottle to performing with a submerged circus.
In the first task, the water maze, the mice had to learn the location of a submerged platform.
The ice that's above the water, melts and raises the level of water, the ice that's submerged does nothing to the water level.
It can remain submerged for as long as two hours and needs only a few minutes of surface time to recover.
If necessary, invert a saucer over the top of the fruit to keep it submerged.
The submerged slopes of the volcanoes give corals a toehold on which to grow.
Outside, however, the parking lot was submerged and water was rising up the steps to the entrance.
The easiest example would be what would happen to your automobile after it became submerged in sea water.
In so doing, she finds that experiences she had thought lost or discarded have only been submerged.
Nor had the world yet been submerged by the modern deluge of imaginative literature.
But, before dealing with such literary material as survives, a word may be said as to the submerged section of popular poetry.
They now live in the water, sometimes totally submerged, then raising their heads above the surface or swimming upon it.
Near the base of one maple, she found a beetle sprinkled with sawdust, its head submerged in a dime-size hole in the tree's trunk.
Spotting it from a helicopter, they landed on the plane's wing and found the semi-submerged aircraft eerily untouched.
Archaeologists have now identified many sites that contain pottery and other artifacts that were submerged by rising waters.
Near the fence, in what must have been the driveway, the hoods of two submerged cars and a truck could be seen.
After being submerged in a bath that was warmer than the air, she found getting out unbearable.
The squid was fighting to stay submerged the only way it knew how, by blowing water out its beak.
As the salt crusts are submerged, locals look forward to next year, by which time the all-important reeds may have grown back.
They were unable to remain submerged for long, and were not designed for high-speed running under water.
The accused would be submerged in water, or made to walk on red-hot coals, or forced to plunge an arm into boiling water.
Place an inverted heatproof plate over the fish and artichokes to keep them submerged.
High tide will climb far up the beach while low tide will expose areas normally submerged.
Landings hardly matter when you're submerged and the ability to pull them off elegantly only evolved later.
He submerged the tube in a beaker of seawater containing mildly radioactive sugar and amino acids, and some food colouring.
In the middle was a raft with holes in it for a horse's legs so they would be submerged in water when he woke up.
She was standing on a stoop on the one section of her house that was not submerged.
With more than a fifth of the country submerged, millions of spiders climbed into trees to escape the rising floodwaters.
Paper wrappers that once held candy and fast food float lazily by on an oil slick, along with a half-submerged tire.
Their eyes and nostrils are located high on their heads, which allows them to see and breathe while mostly submerged.
If the pumping is stopped, the caves will again be submerged, and the crystals will start growing again.
They are strong swimmers and can remain submerged for as long as five minutes.
To communicate with a submerged submarine safely, a gateway mechanism is required to deliver messages deeper than periscope depth.
The activity involves placing individuals inside a protective cage submerged in shark-infested waters.
If you are casting over a deep submerged structure, for example, position the boat directly over it and fish straight down.

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