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fathom

verb

Definition of FATHOM

to measure the depth of (as a body of water) typically with a weighted line <the pilot had to continually fathom the river, which drought conditions had lowered to unprecedented levels>
Synonyms fathom, plumb
Related Words gauge (also gage), scale, span; remeasure, replumb

March 30, 2015
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