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Archimedes Line breaks: Archi|me¦des
Pronunciation: /ˌɑːkɪˈmiːdiːz/

Definition of Archimedes in English:

(Circa 287–212 bc), Greek mathematician and inventor, of Syracuse. He is famous for his discovery of Archimedes’ principle (legend has it that he made this discovery while taking a bath, and ran through the streets shouting ’Eureka!'); among his mathematical discoveries are the ratio of the radius of a circle to its circumference, and formulas for the surface area and volume of a sphere and of a cylinder.
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