There are 2 translations of fathom in Spanish:

fathom1

Pronunciation: /ˈfæðəm/

n

  • braza (feminine) 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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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

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 [Nautical/Náutica] 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 constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.