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  • 1 Fathom — Comic Auteur Michael Turner Scénario Billy O Neil Vince Hernandez Geoff Johns J. T. Krul Dessin …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 2 Fathom — Fath om (f[a^][th] [u^]m), n. [OE. fadme, fa[eth]me, AS. f[ae][eth]m fathom, the embracing arms; akin to OS. fa[eth]mos the outstretched arms, D. vadem, vaam, fathom, OHG. fadom, fadum, G. faden fathom, thread, Icel. fa[eth]mr fathom, Sw. famn,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 fathom — ● fathom nom masculin (anglais fathom) Unité anglo saxonne de longueur, utilisée pour les profondeurs marines, équivalant à 6 feet ou 2 yards (environ 1,83 m). fathom [fazɔm] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XVIIIe; angl. fathom « longueur couverte par les deux… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 fathom — vb Fathom, sound, plumb all mean to measure the depth (as of a body of water) typically with a weighted line. Fathom implies a measuring in fathoms (units of six feet). Sound typically suggests the use of a sounding line in measuring, but it may… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 fathom — FATHÓM s.m. (mar.) Unitate de măsură pentru lungimi, folosită la măsurarea adâncimilor, a parâmelor şi a lanţurilor de ancoră, egală cu 1,852 m. [pron. fatom. / < engl. fathom]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 21.03.2005. Sursa: DN  FATHOM TÓM/ s. m …

    Dicționar Român

  • 6 Fathom — bezeichnet: eine nautische Längeneinheit, siehe Nautischer Faden eine Geldeinheit, siehe Fathom (Geld) eine Serie des Comiczeichners Michael Turner eine Comicserie von Image Comics, siehe Fathom (Comic) Diese Seit …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 fathom — a unit of measurement of depth, is unchanged in the plural when preceded by a number, i.e. six fathom deep but several fathoms deep …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 fathom — ► NOUN ▪ a unit of length equal to six feet (1.8 metres), used in measuring the depth of water. ► VERB 1) understand after much thought: I can t fathom him out. 2) measure the depth of. DERIVATIVES fathomable adjective fathomless adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To measure by a sounding line;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Fathom — (spr. Fäddhom), englisches Maß, so v.w. Faden (s.d.) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Fathom — (engl., spr. fädhöm, Faden), engl. Längenmaß von 2 Yards …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Fathom — (spr. fäth m), engl. Längenmaß, s. Faden …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Fathom — (engl. Fädhömm), Faden, = 2 Yard oder 6 Fuß …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 14 fathom — index apprehend (perceive), ascertain, comprehend (understand), conceive (comprehend), construe ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 fathom — (izg. fèdem) m DEFINICIJA mjera za dužinu koja iznosi 6 stopa (1,829 m), a koristi se najčešće za mjerenje dubine mora (krat. fath) ETIMOLOGIJA engl., njem. Faden …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 16 fathom — [v] discern, understand appreciate, apprehend, catch, cognize, comprehend, dig, divine, estimate, figure out, follow, gauge, get, get to the bottom*, grasp, have, interpret, know, measure, penetrate, perceive, pierce, pinpoint, plumb, probe,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 fathom — [fath′əm] n. [ME fadme < OE fæthm (akin to OFris fethm, OS pl. fathmōs), the two arms outstretched (to embrace, measure), akin to Ger faden, thread < IE base * pet , to stretch out > L patere, to stretch out] a unit of length used to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 18 Fathom — unit of length m= 1.8288000 accuracy=5 A fathom is a unit of length in the Imperial system (and the derived U.S. customary units), used especially for measuring the depth of water. There are 2 yards (6 feet) in a fathom. Encyclopædia Britannica… …

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  • 19 fathom — I UK [ˈfæðəm] / US noun [countable] Word forms fathom : singular fathom plural fathoms a unit for measuring the depth of water, equal to 1.8 metres or 6 feet II = fathom out fathom UK [ˈfæðəm] / US or fathom out UK / US verb [transitive] Word… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 fathom — [[t]fæ̱ðəm[/t]] fathoms, fathomed 1) N COUNT: oft num N A fathom is a measurement of 1.8 metres or 6 feet, used when referring to the depth of water. We sailed into the bay and dropped anchor in five fathoms of water. 2) VERB: no cont, oft with… …

    English dictionary