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immersion heater an electric coil or rod used to heat liquid while immersed in it.
immigrant one who moves permanently to another country from his or her native land. (See migrant.) [2 definitions]
immigrate to take up permanent residence in a place or country to which one is not native. [2 definitions]
immigration the act or process of immigrating. [2 definitions]
Immigration Act of 1917 an exclusionary law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1917 that barred certain classes of people such as "idiots," "alcoholics," "epileptics," and "illiterates" from immigrating to the U.S. and also barred all immigrants coming from the so-called "Asiatic Barred Zone," which included much of Asia; also referred to as the Asiatic Barred Zone Act.
imminence the state or condition of being imminent.
imminent about to happen or likely to happen very soon.
immiscible not able to be mixed or blended.
immobile not capable of being physically moved. [2 definitions]
immobility the state or condition of being incapable of being moved. [2 definitions]
immobilize to make incapable of motion or action. [2 definitions]
immoderate beyond reasonable or appropriate limits; excessive.
immodest not decent in appearance or behavior; shameless. [2 definitions]
immolate to kill or offer as a sacrifice, esp. by burning.
immolation an act or instance of killing as a sacrifice, esp. by burning.
immoral not in accordance with established or accepted rules and standards of right and wrong conduct, esp. those deriving from religious teachings.
immorality the state or character of being immoral; lack of morality. [2 definitions]
immortal not subject to death or decay; living forever. [5 definitions]
immortality the state or condition of being immortal; perpetual life. [2 definitions]
immortalize to make immortal; endow with unending life or fame.
immortelle a plant whose flowers retain their color when dried.