## Look up: fathom

1. Fathom
A unit of measurement used to indicate water depth, and equal to 1.8m (6 feet).
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2. Fathom
[disambiguation] Fathom is a unit of measurement. Fathom may also refer to: ...
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3. Fathom
[comics] ==History== Fathom was created by Michael Turner, who said that he found the inspiration from an issue of National Geographic. The first series began in 1998 and was abruptly halted in 2002 when it was discovered that Turner had been diagnosed with cancer. During the period of inact...
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4. Fathom
Traditional unit for depth measurement. Equals 1.8 metres or 6 feet.
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5. fathom
The common unit of depth in the ocean, equal to six feet. It is also sometimes used in expressing horizontal distances, in which case 100 fathoms make one cable or very nearly one-tenth nautical mile .
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6. Fathom
A measure of water DEPTH equal to 1.83 m (6 feet).
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7. Fathom
Naval A nautical measurement of six feet; it was the distance between the tips of middle fingers when the arms are outstretched sideways to their fullest extent (the word comes from the Danish FAVN meaning 'arms extended').
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8. fathom
[n] - a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth 2. [n] - (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore 3. [v] - measure depths with a sounding line, as of a body of water
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9. Fathom
A measure of depth, more usually at sea equal to 6 feet or 1.828 metres.

10. Fathom
The fathom is an obsolete unit of length, mainly used to measure the depth of water. 1 fathom= 1.8288m= 72in= 6ftttle='Length';xiunt='fathom';yiunt='m';mconv=0.546807;cconv=0.0; See also: Cable Length, Length, Nautical Mile.
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11. Fathom
a measurement of depth (1 fathom = 6ft (183cm)
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12. Fathom
Fath'om (fă&thlig;'ŭm) noun [ Middle English fadme , faðme , Anglo-Saxon fæðm fathom, the embracing arms; akin to Old Saxon faðmos the outstretched arms, Dutch vadem , vaam , fathom, Old High Ge...
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1. Fathom
Fath'om transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Fathomed ; present participle & verbal noun Fathoming .] 1. To encompass with the arms extended or encircling; to measure by th...
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2. fathom
sound verb measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
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3. Fathom
• (n.) A measure of length, containing six feet; the space to which a man can extend his arms; -- used chiefly in measuring cables, cordage, and the depth of navigable water by soundings. • (v. t.) To encompass with the arms extended or encircling; to measure by throwing the arms about; to...
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4. fathom
old English measure of length, now standardized at 6 feet (1.83 metre), which has long been used as a nautical unit of depth. The longest of many ... [1 related articles]
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5. Fathom
Arises in directed tree search. A node is fathomed if it is determined that no completion from this point could produce a better solution than one already obtained. This could happen by bounding the objective, or it can happen by determining there is no feasible solution with the partial specificati...
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6. Fathom
a measurement relating to the depth of water, one fathom is 6 feet
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7. Fathom
A fathom (abbreviation: ftm) = 1.8288 meters, is a unit of length in the imperial and the U.S. customary systems, used especially for measuring the depth of water. There are 2 yards (6 feet) in an imperial or U.S. fathom. Originally based on the distance between the fingertips of a man`s outstretch...
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8. FATHOM
Six feet
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9. FATHOM
The common unit of depth in the ocean for countries using the English system of measurement. It is six feet or 1.83 meters. It can also be used in expressing horizontal distance, since 120 fathoms is equal to one cable or nearly on tenth of a nautical mile.
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10. Fathom
Six feet.

11. Fathom
The fathom is an ancient unit of measurement described as the length between the tips of the middle fingers of a man's two outstretched arms, reckoned at six feet. By the 20th century the fathom was only really used for sounding measurements. During the 18th century three different lengths all known...
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12. Fathom
Fathom is a comedy starring Raquel Welch, Anthony Franciosa, Richard Briers, Ronald Fraser, Greta Chi and Tom Adams in a story about an American woman being recruited to parachute into a house occupied by Red Chinese and recover an atomic device stolen from a Western intelligence agency. Fathom was ...
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13. fathom
In mining, seafaring, and handling timber, a unit of depth measurement (1.83 m/6 ft) used prior to metrication; it approximates to the distance between an adult man's hands when the arms are outstretched
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