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  Words related to fathom

Related / Similar Words: fthm, sound, penetrate, bottom

 

Definition:
  • (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore;
  • a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth;
  • measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line;
  • come to understand;

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    Derivational Morphology: sound, sounder, sounding, fthm, insight

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 一臂长   Danish: favn  
    Dutch: vadem   Estonian: süld  
    Finnish: syli   French: brasse  
    German: Klafter   Hungarian: öl  
    Italian: braccio   Japanese: hiro  
    Norwegian: favn   Polish: sążeń  
    Portuguese: braça   Russian: морская сажень  
    Serbian: хват/hvat   Slovak: siaha  
    Spanish: braza   Swedish: famn  
     
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