Archimedean screw love

Archimedean screw


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  • n. An Archimedes' screw.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an instrument, said to have been invented by Archimedes, for raising water, formed by winding a flexible tube round a cylinder in the form of a screw. When the screw is placed in an inclined position, and the lower end immersed in water, by causing the screw to revolve, the water is raised to the upper end.


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