Definition of Archimedean screw in English:
A device invented by Archimedes for raising water by means of a spiral within a tube.
- Interested in machines of many different types, Guidobaldo wrote on the Archimedean screw to raise water.
- There is no evidence whatsoever that Archimedes invented the Archimedean screw.
- The corresponding cylinder analyzed would be the solid body from which the Archimedean screw was carved out.
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