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fathom

Pronunciation: /ˈfæðəm/

Translation of fathom in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • braza (feminine) in 20 fathoms of water o water 20 fathoms deep a 20 brazas de profundidad
    Example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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