HyperDic: fthm

English > 2 senses of the word fthm:
NOUNquantityfthm, fathoma linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
quantityfthm, fathom(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
English > fthm: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth.
Synonymfathom
Partsyard, paceA unit of length equal to 3 feet
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishbraza
Catalanbraça
English > fthm: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore.
Synonymfathom
Categorymining, excavationThe act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
Broadervolume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unitA unit of measurement of volume or capacity
Spanishbraza

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