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Definitions of fathom:
  • noun:   (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
  • noun:   a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
  • verb:   measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
  • verb:   come to understand

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