# Fathom Measurement?

## Answer

A fathom unit of measurement is a length component used in the imperial and U.S. systems. Fathom measures the depth of water and its abbreviation is ftm. One fathom is approximately equal to 1.8288 metres or 1 metre is approximately 0.5468 fathoms.
Q&A Related to "Fathom Measurement?"
 A fathom is an approximate measurement, generally used by sailors and fishermen when they would hold a line in one hand then pull it to there other hand when arms are stretched apart http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_unit_of_meas...
 Fathom (n) is a unit of length, used in navigation, equal to http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-definit...
 A fathom = 1.8288 meters. 1 league = 5.55600 kilometers http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-a-greater-u...
 The depth of water. One fathom = six feet. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What+is+measured+in+fath...
Top Related Searches
Explore this Topic
A fathom is a unit of measurement that in form of nautical depths. The fathom was initially linked to a measurement of the outstretched arm of a male. Fathoms ...
Fathom as a unit of measurement is an old English measure of length, which is now standardised at 1.83 metres. It was originally used as a nautical unit of depth ...
Fathom means gaining an understanding about something. It is to internalize till you discover. Fathom as a noun is a unit of measurement which is equal to around ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2013 Ask.com