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The definition of word "fathom":
+1 rate 1. Six feet.
+1 rate 2. M E A S U R E M E N T (n) a unit of measurement of the depth of water A fathom is a depth of six feet or 1. 8 metres. The channel into the harbour is twenty fathoms (deep) .
rate 3. unit of length equal to six feet (used for measuring water depth)
rate 4. get to the bottom of; penetrate and understand; measure the depth of
rate 5. old English measure of length, now standardized at six feet (1.83 metres), which has long been used as a nautical unit of depth. The longest of many units derived from an anatomical measurement, the fathom originated as the distance from the middle fingertip of one hand to the middle fingertip of the other hand of a large man holding his arms fully extended. The name comes from the Danish faedn, outstretched arms.
rate 6. A unit of length equal to 6 feet (1.83 meters), used principally in the measurement and specification of marine depths.
rate 7. To measure the depth of a body of water as with a Lead Line.
rate 8. petroleum industry a measure of ocean depth in countries using the English system of measurement, equal to 6 ft or 1.83 m.
rate 9. tight bugger with money net
rate 10. A measure of length, 6 feet
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