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eureka

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interjection eu·re·ka \yu̇-ˈrē-kə\

Simple Definition of eureka

  • —used to express excitement when a discovery has been made

Full Definition of eureka

  1. —used to express triumph on a discovery

Origin of eureka

Greek heurēka I have found, from heuriskein to find; from the exclamation attributed to Archimedes on discovering a method for determining the purity of gold — more at heuristic


First Known Use: 1603

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eureka

adjective eu·re·ka

Definition of eureka

  1. :  marked by usually sudden triumphant discovery <a eureka moment>



1948

First Known Use of eureka

1948


eureka

foreign term eu·re·ka \yu̇-ˈrē-kä\

Definition of eureka

    :  I have found it —motto of California


Origin of eureka

Greek


Eureka

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geographical name Eu·re·ka \yu̇-ˈrē-kə\

Definition of Eureka

  1. city & port NW California pop 27,191




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