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Definition of Fathom

Fathom
Fathom Fath"om, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fathomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Fathoming.] 1. To encompass with the arms extended or encircling; to measure by throwing the arms about; to span. [Obs.] --Purchas. 2. The measure by a sounding line; especially, to sound the depth of; to penetrate, measure, and comprehend; to get to the bottom of. --Dryden. The page of life that was spread out before me seemed dull and commonplace, only because I had not fathomed its deeper import. --Hawthotne.

Meaning of Fathom from wikipedia

- A fathom is a unit of length in the imperial and the U.S. customary systems equal to 6 feet (1.8288 m), used especially for measuring the depth of water...
- from "mark twain", the leadsman's cry for a measured river depth of two fathoms (12 feet), which was safe water for a steamboat. As a young pilot, Clemens...
- Fathom is a comic book created by Michael Turner and originally published by Top Cow Productions. It debuted in 1998 and was Michael Turner's first creator-owned...
- Fathom Events is an entertainment content provider that broadcasts entertainment events in movie theaters throughout the US including Metropolitan Opera...
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- "Full fathom five" is a catchphrase deriving from a verse p****age, beginning with those words, in Shakespeare's The Tempest. Its original context, during...
- Fathom is a 1967 British spy comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Raquel Welch and Anthony Franciosa. Fathom Harvill (Welch) is a skydiver...
- Deep Fathom is a novel by James Rollins. Ex-Navy SEAL Jack Kirkland surfaces from an aborted underwater salvage mission to find the earth burning. Solar...
- The fathom is an English unit of measurement. Fathom may also refer to: Fathom (film), 1967 spy comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Anthony...
- Fathom was a cruise travel experience brand owned by Carnival Corporation & plc and a former cruise line. It was registered in the United Kingdom, and...
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