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- adj. Of or pertaining to Archimedes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Archimedes, a celebrated Greek philosopher; constructed on the principle of Archimedes' screw
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Archimedes, a celebrated mathematician, born at Syracuse in the third century b. c., or to his mechanical inventions.
- The hydrostatical principle, also discovered by Archimedes, that a body immersed in a fluid loses an amount of weight equal to that of the fluid it displaces.
From Archimedes + -an. (Wiktionary)