Translation of fathom in Spanish:

fathom

braza, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈfæðəm//ˈfað(ə)m/

noun

  • 1

    braza feminine
    in 20 fathoms of water / water 20 fathoms deep a 20 brazas de profundidad
    • With great sadness they buried him in 2,700 fathoms of water, some 300 miles from Tahiti.
    • As the standard length of rope required just to drop anchor was 120 fathoms, the market was a big one.
    • I saw real cities of the surface world, lying in ruins under a thousand fathoms of water.
    • A rock had suddenly risen out of the depths not three fathoms from the point of the bow.
    • This lay on the bed of the South China Sea for almost 200 years at a depth of 17 fathoms.
    • This shark, common in deep waters, is occasionally found in depths as shallow as 20 fathoms.
    • He is still miles and fathoms and nautical miles and light years ahead of everyone else in baseball.
    • We trolled a zig-zag course along a drop-off, the deep water hitting 150 fathoms.
    • The anchor plummeted down nearly ten fathoms; it is deep, but so sheltered that not much scope is necessary.
    • It looms towards us, shrouded by fathoms of blue water.
    • If your boat is in the water and cannot be trailered, move it offshore to waters over 200 fathoms deep as soon as a Tsunami Warning is declared.
    • They are reported to be capable of diving to depths of 100 to 150 fathoms and remain submerged for up to 15 minutes.
    • At a depth of fifteen fathoms it was six feet wide and contained 76% copper.
    • To their horror, the engine of the boat failed in 23 fathoms of water.
    • The depth sounder tells him how deep his traps are, and the deepest ones we we'll hit today are in about 40 fathoms, or 240 feet, of water.
    • All nets had to be licensed annually and were taxed at the rate of five dollars for every net 65 fathoms in length or smaller.
    • A couple of miles off Punta Arena the water is said to drop away into 100 fathoms or 600-feet, and double that distance just beyond the Pulmo Shoals.
    • On March 23, 1875, 13 days after leaving Nares Harbor, soundings indicated a depth of 4,475 fathoms or about 27,000 feet.
    • The maximum reported depth reached by the species is 194 fathoms.
    • The first column is the circumference in inches and the other three columns are fathoms, feet, and inches.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (understand)
    entender
    comprender
  • 2

    Nautical
    sondar
    sondear