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Definition of fathom:

(n) : Grasp, envelopment, control; a measure of length corresponding to the outstretched arms, standardised to six feet, now used mainly for measuring depths in seas or oceans
(v) : to encircle with outstretched arms, especially to take a measurement; to embrace; to measure the depth of, take a sounding of
"I can't for the life of me fathom what this means."
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Definition of fathom:

(n) : Grasp, envelopment, control; a measure of length corresponding to the outstretched arms, standardised to six feet, now used mainly for measuring depths in seas or oceans
(v) : to encircle with outstretched arms, especially to take a measurement; to embrace; to measure the depth of, take a sounding of
"I can't for the life of me fathom what this means."

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