noun, plural fath·oms, (especially collectively) fath·om.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of fathom
OTHER WORDS FROM fathomfath·om·a·ble, adjectivefath·om·er, nounun·fath·om·a·ble, adjectiveun·fath·omed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for fathom
While the seafood we dine on comes from much shallower waters, investigating mercury in the deepest fathoms can help us understand its movement and persistence across the entire ocean, Lamborg says.Researchers found signs of human pollution in animals living six miles beneath the sea|Kate Baggaley|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
Pain and pleasure are conditions of the soul; conditions which have a definite and quite fathomable limit.
They are fathomable; for carried to a certain pitch of intensity they end in ecstasy or they end in death.
They are fathomable; for even in the souls of "the immortals" they are only instruments of life warring against death.