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〔 ˋfæðәm 〕


〔 ˊfæðәm 〕

Overview of noun fathom

The noun fathom has 2 senses

  • fathom, fthm -- (a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth)

  • fathom, fthm -- ((mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore)

Overview of verb fathom

The verb fathom has 2 senses

  • penetrate, fathom, bottom -- (come to understand)

  • fathom, sound -- (measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line)