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  1. fathom

    • IPA[ˈfaT͟Həm]

    美式

    • n.
      a unit of length equal to six feet (approximately 1.8 m), chiefly used in reference to the depth of water
    • v.
      understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after much thought;measure the depth of (water)
    • verb: fathom, 3rd person present: fathoms, gerund or present participle: fathoming, past tense: fathomed, past participle: fathomed

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a unit of length equal to six feet (approximately 1.8 m), chiefly used in reference to the depth of water sonar says that we're in eighteen fathoms

    動詞