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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fathom (0.01061 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Fathom.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: fathom depa, menduga, mengukur, menjajaki
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fathom fathom n 1: a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth [syn: fthm] 2: (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore [syn: fthm] v 1: come to understand [syn: penetrate, bottom] 2: measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line [syn: sound]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fathom Fathom \Fath"om\ (f[a^][th]"[u^]m), n. [OE. fadme, fa[eth]me, AS. f[ae][eth]m fathom, the embracing arms; akin to OS. fa[eth]mos the outstretched arms, D. vadem, vaam, fathom, OHG. fadom, fadum, G. faden fathom, thread, Icel. fa[eth]mr fathom, Sw. famn, Dan. favn; cf. Gr. ?????????? to spread out, ??????? outspread, flat, L. patere to lie open, extend. Cf. Patent, Petal.] 1. A measure of length, containing six feet; the space to which a man can extend his arms; -- used chiefly in measuring cables, cordage, and the depth of navigable water by soundings. [1913 Webster] 2. The measure or extant of one's capacity; depth, as of intellect; profundity; reach; penetration. [R.] [1913 Webster] Another of his fathom they have none To lead their business. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Fathom \Fath"om\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fathomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Fathoming.] 1. To encompass with the arms extended or encircling; to measure by throwing the arms about; to span. [Obs.] --Purchas. [1913 Webster] 2. To measure by a sounding line; especially, to sound the depth of; to penetrate, measure, and comprehend; to get to the bottom of. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The page of life that was spread out before me seemed dull and commonplace, only because I had not fathomed its deeper import. --Hawthotne. [1913 Webster]


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