1. a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
Syn: ↑fathom
Derivationally related forms: ↑fathom (for: ↑fathom)
Hypernyms: ↑linear unit, ↑linear measure
Part Meronyms: ↑yard, ↑pace
2. (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
Syn: ↑fathom
Topics: ↑mining, ↑excavation

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