There are 2 translations of fathom in Spanish:

fathom1

Pronunciation: /ˈfæðəm/

n

  • braza (f) in 20 fathoms of water o water 20 fathoms deep a 20 brazas de profundidad
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    • If your boat is in the water and cannot be trailered, move it offshore to waters over 200 fathoms deep as soon as a Tsunami Warning is declared.
    • He is still miles and fathoms and nautical miles and light years ahead of everyone else in baseball.
    • On March 23, 1875, 13 days after leaving Nares Harbor, soundings indicated a depth of 4,475 fathoms or about 27,000 feet.

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adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of fathom in Spanish:

fathom2

vt

  • 1.1

    fathom (out)

    (understand) entender*, comprender
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    • I just can't fathom people who could have a quiet life, who don't have to be controversial for a living, but do it anyway.
    • You can analyze a Mozart piano concerto note by note and still not fathom the genius of the whole piece.
    • But I can't fathom anyone reading stories like this and not feeling the sting and burn of utter, abject shame.
    1.2 [Naut] sondar, sondear
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    • In the middle of this temple complex, there is an ancient pond, fed by the waters sprouting from its bed; it has been claimed that the depth of this pond has never been fathomed.

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.