Deidre closed her eyes, unable to fathom some stupid demon had hurt her.
I just can't fathom out why he lied.
Lizzie cannot fathom why she can never get a man.
I rocked back in my chair, feeling a strange relief but unable to fathom the source.
"Has he hurt you?" he asked, unable to fathom how she survived Hell so far.
There is a difference of a fathom in the mean height of the tides.
She listened, unable to fathom the magnitude of chaos he spoke of.
Be quiet and fathom the mysteries of God.
One thing I really cannot fathom is why the media go along with it.
Jessi sat frozen, unable to fathom that the simple red gem was capable of such magic.
From this cubit, mahi, was formed the xylon of 3 cubits, the usual length of a walking staff; fathom, nent, of 4 cubits, and the khet of 40 cubits (18); also the schoenus of 12,000 cubits, actually found marked on the Memphis-Faium road (44).
Amphioxus favours a littoral habitat, and rarely if ever descends below the 50-fathom line.
Could he fathom the meaning of the colors?
It is hard to fathom why such a policy was pursued.
The day after he had been received into the Lodge, Pierre was sitting at home reading a book and trying to fathom the significance of the Square, one side of which symbolized God, another moral things, a third physical things, and the fourth a combination of these.
M., has a coast-line of 88 m.; it lies within the ro-fathom line, but is separated from the mainland by Nantucket Sound, which is 25 to 30 m.
Thus where six wampum went to the penny, the fathom consisted of 360 beads; but where four made a penny, as under the Massachusetts standard of 1640, then the fathom counted 240.
The beads were at first worth more than five shillings per fathom, the price at which they passed current in 1643.
To the banks of Suakin and Farsan in 20° N., the loo-fathom line keeps to a belt of coral reef close inshore, but in lower latitudes the shallow coral region, 300 m.
The defensive harbour thus completely enclosed has an area of 2200 acres to the one-fathom line, of which 1500 acres have a depth of not less than 30 ft.
Side being the one chosen for a reason we cannot now fathom; it may be that fixation was facilitated by the presence of the pore on that side, and by the utilization of the excretion from it as a cement.
FATHOM (a word common, in various forms, to Scandinavian and Teutonic languages; cf.
"Fathom" is also used in the measurement of timber, when it is equivalent to 6 ft.
The verb "to fathom," i.e.
To sound or measure with a fathom-line, is used figuratively, meaning to go into a subject deeply, to penetrate, or to explore thoroughly.
For reasons I can't quite fathom he reminds me of Tiny Tim.
I could never fathom how a man dares to lift up his voice to speak in a large assembly.
In short, scientists have not yet fathomed the nature of consciousness, its origins, or its role in Nature.
It was how many fathoms below the surface?
The engine shaft will sink in the ground at 130 fathoms.
The shipwreck was many fathoms from the surface.
Who, he asks, can fathom the design of God in ordaining that this should happen at one place and not at another ?
Wide extending from the island of Ceylon and the Coromandel coast to the head of the bay, and thence southwards through a strip embracing the Andaman and Nicobar islands, is bounded by the ioo fathom line of sea bottom; some 50 m.
Beyond this lies the Soo-fathom limit.
Timor lies in deep water a little to the west of the hundred fathom line, which marks in this direction the proper limit of the shallow Arafura Sea, extending between it and northern Australia.
The time of touching bottom i studied by the Norwegian expedition on board the " VOringen " was judged by timing each loo-fathom mark and noting the in 1876-1878, and the north polar basin by Nansen and Sverdrup sudden increase in the time interval when the shot reached the in the " Fram " in 1893-1896, the Mediterranean by the Italians bottom.
The Western Shaft was sunk to a depth of forty fathoms.
There were fathoms of water, which meant the masts were not visible.
These pumps are capable of supplying ample air to two divers simultaneously, at the depth of twelve fathoms.